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”5But he mentions the Aetolian Olenus, when he says: “"those who dwelt in Pleuron and Olenus."
”6And he speaks of both places called Aegae: the Achaean Aegae, when he says, “"yet they bring up gifts for thee into both Helice and Aegae"
”7but when he says, “"Aegae, where is his famous palace in the deeps of the mere,"
”8“"where Poseidon halted his horses,"
”9it is better to take him as meaning the Aegae in Euboea, from which it is probable that also the Aegean Sea got its name; and here too the poet has placed the activities of Poseidon in connection with the Trojan War. Close to the Achaean Aegae flows the Crathis River, which is increased by the waters of two other rivers; and it gets its name from the fact that it is a mixture,10 as does also the Crathis in Italy.
2 The Greek has "Patreis" ("the Patraeans").
3 The Greek has "Phareis" ("the Pharaeans").
4 The Greek has "Tritaeeis" ("the Tritaeans").
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