Cape Palinuro (Italian : Capo Palinuro) is located in southeastern Italy, approximately 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Salerno, in southern part of Cilento region. It is supposedly named after Palinurus, the helmsman of Aeneas' ship in Virgil's Aeneid. 
- Virgil Aeneid, ed. and trans. Dryden, John Perseus Project Retrieved on 1 February 2011.
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