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Perseus Encyclopedia

Iolkos (Iolcus)

IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
Jason at, founded by Cretheus, Pelias, King of, return of the Argonauts to, Jason and Medea expelled from, Peleus purified by Acastus at, laid waste by Peleus, who enters the city between the severed limbs of Astydamia, Minyans of, offered by the Thessalians to the exiled Hippias.

Pagasae

PAGASSES (Ancient city) VOLOS
At the head of the Pagasacan gulf in Magnesia, a station of Xerxes' fleet.

Pelion

PELION (Mountain) MAGNESSIA
Mount, piled on Ossa, the hunt of Acastus and Peleus on, Peleus and Thetis married on, the Argo built there, Pelion and Ossa in the E. of Thessaly, wreck of Xerxes' fleet near Pelion.

Strabo

Demetrias

DIMITRIAS (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA
Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.

Iolcus

IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.

Nelia

NILIA (Ancient city) VOLOS
Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.

Ormenium

ORMINION (Ancient city) VOLOS
Ormenium itself, was one of the dependencies of Demetrias (Strab. 9,5,18)..

Pyrasus

PYRASSOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
...and to Pyrasus, which has been razed to the ground (Strab. 9,5,14).

Thucydides

Pyrasus

Ancient alliance brought the Thessalians to the aid of Athens; those who came being the Larisaeans, Pharsalians, Cranonians, Pyrasians, Gyrtonians, and Pheraeans (Thuc. 2,22,3).

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