(Στροφάδες; Strophádes). Two small, flat, barren, uninhabited islands belonging to Cyparissia  (Str. 8,4,3) located 44 km south of Zacynthos in the open sea, with the original name of Plotae (Mela 2,110; Plin. HN 4,55), Strophadia ever since the Roman Period (Hierocles, Synecdemus 648,10). According to legend, the sons of Boreas turned about there during their pursuit of the Harpies (aition for the place name in Apoll. Rhod. 2,285-297).
R. Baladié, Le Péloponnèse de Strabon, 1980, 5f.