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1 He seems to think that the name Græcus is older than that of Hellen, in which he is supported by Apollodorus.
2 So called from Echion, fabled to have sprung from the dragon's teeth. Its site is marked by the modern village called Akhino. The Sperchius is now called the Ellada.
3 This famous spot still retains its name. It is also called Bocca di Lupo.
5 A peak of the range of Œta.
6 The name of a town and small district of Phthiotis: it eventually gave its name to the whole of Greece, which by its inhabitants was called Hellas.
7 Near the river Amphrysus. Leake places it at Kefalosi, at the extremity of Mount Othrys.
8 The modern Zeitoun.
9 Said to have been the city of Achilles.
10 According to Stephanus of Byzantium, Cierium was identical with Arne. Leake places it at the modern Mataranga.
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