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A´LOPE

A´LOPE (Ἀλόπη: Eth.Ἀλοπίτης, Eth. Ἀλοπεύς).


1.

A town of Phthiotis in Thessaly, placed by Stephanus between Larissa Cremaste and Echinus. There was a dispute among the ancient critics whether this town was the same as the Alope in Homer (Il.2.682; Strab. pp. 427,432; Steph. B. sub voce.


2.

A town of the Opuntian Locrians on the coast between Daphnus and Cynus. Its ruins have been discovered by Gell on an insulated hill near the shore. (Thuc. 2.26; Strab. p. 426; Scyl. p. 23; Gell, Itiner. p. 233.)


3.

A town of the Ozolian Locrians of uncertain site. (Strab. p. 427.)

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    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.26
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