Pelion


Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Wikipedia.

Pelion

(pē`lēən), Gr. Pílion, mountain, 5,252 ft (1,601 m) high, N Greece, E Thessaly, on the Aegean coast. In ancient legend, the centaur ChironChiron
, in Greek mythology, centaur, son of Kronos. He was a renowned sage, physician, and prophet. Among his pupils were Hercules, Achilles, Jason, and Asclepius. When Hercules accidentally wounded Chiron, the pain was so great that Chiron surrendered his immortality to
..... Click the link for more information.
 lived on the mountain and the AloadaeAloadae
or Aloidae
, in 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 to reach heaven to overthrow the gods by piling Mt. Ossa on Mt.
..... Click the link for more information.
 piled Pelion on Mt. Óssa.

Pelion

a mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly. In Greek mythology it was the home of the centaurs. Height: 1548 m (5079 ft.)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Products will be marketed using the "CogniNET" brand within Pelion.
Samantha Nash married firefighter Will Basnett on the Pelion peninsula in central Greece last week.
So on Wednesday, July 29, when she wed firefighter Will Basnett at the Pelion peninsula in central Greece, the joyous event was tinged with sorrow.
7nts s/c at the Haroula Apartments in Platanias, Pelion, for PS488pp (based on 4 sharing, saves 28%).
Top it all off, the power cut piled pelion on ossa and paralyzed daily life in the flooded city.
Thilo Reinhard, The Singer's Schumann (New York: Pelion Press, 1989), 87.
Seven nights in an apartment from PS639pp for two Set high on an outlying hill, the view from Esperos Apartments on the Pelion Peninsula is spectacular, from the Trikeri at the end of the peninsula across the waters of the Pegasitic Gulf to the hills and plains of Thessaly.
The latest was caught earlier this month by a family from Washington DC while on holiday off the Pelion peninsula in Greece.
We strive to offer customers a variety of options as they make their purchasing decisions," says Ashley Rawl, director of marketing for the Pelion, S.
One easy lie and Diomedes is quickly integrated into his new foster home with nobody suspicious of his true origins: "The previous day Diomedes had been the son of a Minyan prince; within a day of his arrival on Pelion he had acquired a new mother, healthy food, a comfortable bed, and a safe abode.
The Marcella Fragment" is a fantasy novel from Anna LaForge as she tells of the story of the city of Pelion, a city founded by refugees of the Old Earth.
In Volos, an industrial centre and the country's third- largest port - sitting at the foot of Mount Pelion, land of the half-horse, half-human Centaurs in Greek mythology - support for the Left Coalition is growing, locals said.