The inhabitants EPII LAND (Ancient country) ILIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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The inhabitants (4)

Names of the inhabitants

Epeans, Epeians

People of Elis called E. after Epeus, share their lands with Aetolians.

Eleans

Of Aetolian origin, called after Eleus, formerly called Epeans, most law-abiding people in Peloponnese, Polyxenus, king of the, their wars, send forty ships to Trojan war, contend with Pisans for management of Olympic games, at war with Pisans, aid Messenians in Second Messenian war, war of Herakles with the, alliance of E. with Athenians, Argives, and Mantineans, at war with Lacedaemonians, forced to dismantle walls of their city, at war with Arcadians, march with Thebans against Sicyon, revolt from Macedonia, dedicate image of Zeus at Olympia and image of Athena, do not compete at Isthmian games, consult oracle of Ammon in Libya, only people who worship Hades, sacrifice once a month on all altars at Olympia, Elean women bewail Achilles at sunset, Elean antiquaries, ancient writings of Eleans, Elean register of Olympic victors, Elean tribes.

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