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In early times Leucas was a peninsula of Acarnania, but the poet calls it shore of the mainland, using the term mainland for the country which is situated across from Ithaca and Cephallenia; and this country is Acarnania.

Taphos, Taphians, Teleboans

They say that the people who were called both Taphians and Teleboans lived in Acarnania in earlier times, and that their leader Cephalus, who had been set up by Amphitryon as master over the islands about Taphos, gained the mastery over this country too.

Perseus Encyclopedia


Colonized by Acarnan and Amphoterus, in N.W. Greece.

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