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Total results on 13/8/2001: 7

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


  Eth. Olizonios. An ancient town of Magnesia in Thessaly, mentioned by Homer, who gives it the epithet of rugged. (Hom. Il. ii. 717.) It possessed a harbour (Scylax, p. 25); and as it was opposite Artemisium in Euboea (Plut. Them. 8), it is placed by Leake on the isthmus connecting the peninsula of Trikhiri with the rest of Magnesia.

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