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On the next day they set sail from Sinope and voyaged for two days with a fair wind along the coast. And coursing along,1 [they saw Jason's Cape, where the Argo is said to have come to anchor, and the mouths of the rivers, first the Thermodon, then the Iris, third the Halys, and after that the Parthenius; and after they had passed this river]they arrived at Heracleia, a Greek city and a colony of the Megarians, situated in the territory of the Mariandynians.

1 The statements here contained are geographically impossible, and the passage is regarded by edd. generally as an interpolation.

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