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Pelasgia (Greek: Πελασγία, land of the Pelasgians) in historical geography may be an earlier toponym of

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  1. ^ Ionic Greek: Pelasgiê , Herodotus 2.56.1 the place where this woman was sold in what is now Hellas, but was formerly called Pelasgia, was Thesprotia
  2. ^ Pausanias, 8.4.1 After "the king Arcas" the land was called Arcadia instead of Pelasgia and its inhabitants Arcadians instead of Pelasgians
  3. ^ Natural History (Pliny) 4.4 The Peloponnesus, which was formerly called Apia and Pelasgia
  4. ^ Strabo, Geographica 9. 5. 13,19 it is also called Larisa Pelasgia