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Palinurus

On the coast of Lucania[?], Aeneas' helmsman in Roman mythology, Palinurus, fell asleep and dropped into the water. He swam to shore but was killed by the Lucanians. Mt. Palinuro[?] is named after him.

Virgil III, 202; V, 858; VI, 381.



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