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Headword: Pelôras
Adler number: pi,951
Translated headword: Peloras
Vetting Status: high
A proper name.
Greek Original:
Pelôras: onoma kurion.
Attested only here. Perhaps an error for (or variant of) Peloros, executed for his attempt to conduct the Carthaginians through the Straits of Messina (Strabo 1.1.17, 3.5.5), where he gave his name to the promontory of Pelorias (present-day Cape Faro); see under pi 952.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; geography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 September 2002@05:09:28.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Raised status) on 18 September 2002@13:40:09.
Nicholas Fincher (Added note) on 18 July 2003@07:51:09.
David Whitehead (expanded note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 18 July 2003@08:09:12.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaked note) on 4 August 2011@05:10:57.


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