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Ziria

Elatus, Cyllen's father, was named after the fir trees of the mountain. The name Ziria, which was given to the mountain later on, derives from a Slavic word which means "acorn" (Ekd. Athinon, Pausaniou Periegissis, vol.4, p.240, note 1).


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Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities

Cyllene, Kyllene

The highest mountain in the Peloponnesus, on the frontiers of Arcadia and Achaia, sacred to Hermes, who had a temple on the summit, was said to have been born there, and was hence called Cyllenius.


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