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Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships

Trojan War

OGCHISTOS (Ancient city) VIOTIA
Onchestus participated in the Trojan War and is listed in the Homeric Catalogue of Ships. Homer mentions that there was a shrine of Poseidon in a "bright grove" (Il.2.506) and Strabo says that the poets called all the shrines "alsos" (= groves) (Strab. 9,2,23).

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