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TAYGETUS (Tavyeros or Tairyerov, mod....

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 466 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TAYGETUS (Tavyeros or Tairyerov, mod. St Elias or Pentedaktylon), the highest mountain ridge in the Peloponnese, separating Laconia from Messenia. Height 7900 ft. The highest point is H. Elias; here horses are said to have been sacrificed to Helios.
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