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A people in Thessaly (Il. 9.484).

(Dolopes). A powerful people in Thessaly, who dwelt on the Enipeus and fought before Troy. At a later time they dwelt at the foot of Mount Pindus; and their country, called Dolopia, was reckoned part of Epirus



Phoenix was the son of Amyntor and followed Achilles to Troy. He was cursed by his father after trying to seduce his concubine and fled to Phthia, the territory of Peleus, who accepted Phoenix as a father and made him ruler of the Dolopians (Il. 9.168, 427 etc., 16.196, 17.311).

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