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  Classical Backpacking in Greece - Attica - Megara
The plain of Megara is not extensively arable.
These ranges defined the political boundaries of Megara, although in the archaic period the Sanctuary of Hera at Perachora, and even the entire Perachora peninsula, fell under the control of Megara (it later became a Corinthian possession and today it is officially part of the prefecture of Corinth).
Megara was also the birthplace of both Theognis the elegiac poet Eukleides the sophist.
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  Megara, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Megara is a city in Greece proper, northeast of the Isthmus of Corinth.
These were daughters of the seer Polyidus 1, son of Coeranus 1, son of Abas 3, son of the seer and king of Argos Melampus 1, son of Amythaon 1, son of Cretheus 1, son of Aeolus 1, son of the eponym of the Hellenes Hellen 1, son of Deucalion 1, who survived the Flood.
The seer Calchas is said to have dwelt in Megara, and Agamemnon came to the city to pay him a visit and convince him to join the expedition against Troy.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Megara
Megara became the metropolis of flourishing colonies, the chief of which were
Megara are given in Le Quien, "Oriens Christianus", II, 205.
Megara is now a town of 6500 inhabitants, the capital of a deme of the same name.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10146a.htm   (303 words)

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