Information about the place PTELEOS (Ancient city) TRIFYLIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


A town of Triphylia, in Elis, belonging to Nestor (Hom. Il. ii. 594), is said by Strabo to have been a colony from the Thessalian Pteleum. This town had disappeared in Strabo's time; but its uninhabited woody site was still called Pteleasimum.

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