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Pylos
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(Πύλος/Pýlos).

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[1] Homeric P. Kingdom of Nestor

In Homer, P. can designate both the domain and residence of Nestor [1] [3. 119-126]. The geographic information on the location of the palace - however concretely verifiable in the actual topography - given in Homer in the Iliad and the Odyssey each lead to different locations. In the tale of Nestor, the so-called Nestor…

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Scherf, Johannes (Tübingen), Lafond, Yves (Bochum), Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart) and Hiesel, Gerhard (Freiburg), “Pylos”, 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 15 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1015130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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