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(Ἕλος; Hélos, ‘swamp, marshland’).

[German version]

[1] Town in the area of rule of Nestor

Town in the area of rule of  Nestor (Hom. Il. 2,594); the geographical position was already the subject of debate in antiquity (Str. 8,3,25).


B. Mader, s.v. H., LFE.

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[2] Town in the eastern plain surrounding the mouth of the Eurotas

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Schulte-Altedorneburg, Jörg (Marburg) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Helus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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