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Headword: *ph/lion
Adler number: pi,1514
Translated headword: Pelion, Pelium
Vetting Status: high
Name of a mountain.
Greek Original:
*ph/lion: o)/noma o)/rous.
In Thessaly; OCD4 Pelion
Also [NF] Pellion/Pelion, a town (and mountain?) where the young Alexander the Great defeated the Illyrians before his eastern exploits. Hammond locates it north-west of Argos [Myth, Place] Orestikon. Livy 31.40 calls the same place ‘in Dassaretia’.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 December 2000@05:25:27.
Vetted by:
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 17 July 2003@04:50:32.
David Whitehead (cosmetics; raised status) on 17 July 2003@07:23:07.
Nicholas Fincher (removed brackets in name) on 17 July 2003@07:25:48.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2011@07:27:30.
David Whitehead on 10 August 2014@05:22:22.


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