confinium Eleorum versus Messenen, sic dictum quod illic Heraclidae, mactatis hostiis, amicitiae et concordiae pacta iniverint. Est etiam insula quaeam, cuius meminit Pausan. l. 3. aliter Sphagia dicta, Stephan. ante Pylum, cui portum facit. Forte eadem cum Sphagia.

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