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[1] South-east cape of the Peloponnese

(Μαλέα ἄκρα/Maléa ákra, Μάλεια/Máleia, Μαλέαι/Maléai, ἀκρωτήριον Μαλέας/akrōtḗrion Maléas, Μαλειάων ὄρος/Maleiáōn óros, cf. Hom. Od. 3,287; 19,187; modern Κάβο Μαλιάς, Ἅγιος Ἄγγελος). The south-east cape of the Peloponnese, feared in antiquity and in modern times, southern foothill of the Parnon (cf. the proverb passed on by Str. 8,6,20 ‘if you sail around M. forget those at home’ [1. 262ff…

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Lienau, Cay (Münster), Meyer, Ernst (Zürich) and Lafond, Yves (Bochum), “Malea”, 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 25 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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