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1) Ossa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...According to legend the Aloadae piled Mt. Pelion on Ossa when they stormed Olympus....

2) Aloadae. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek mythology, two giants who warred against the Olympian gods. Their names were Otus and Ephialtes, and they were sons of Aloeus' wife by Poseidon. They tried...

3) Tempe, Vale of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Traversed by the Pinios River, the valley is famous for its rugged grandeur. Its beauty was celebrated by ancient poets, for example by Vergil in the Georgics. The...

4) Pelion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pelion, (peŽlen) (KEY) , Gr. Pilion, mountain, 5,252 ft (1,601 m) high, N Greece, E Thessaly, on the Aegean coast. In ancient legend, the centaur Chiron lived on...

5) Thessaly. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greece in N central Greece. It corresponded roughly to the present-day nomes of Larissa and Trikkala, which form part of the modern region known as Thessaly. Ancient...

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