Talk:Hymettus

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Suspect Etymology[edit]

The following sentence is quite dubious: "Hymettus is commonly called "Crazy" (or Trelovouni), a name probably derived from the French salutation très long (very long)by foreign visitors." First of all, there is NO "French salutation" "très long". The words très long do indeed mean "very long". But even if you don't know French (as I do; I've lived in France for over 12 years), can you imagine any culture in which a salutation would be the words "very long"?

Further, why would a French salutation (or one from any other foreign language) become the name of a Greek mountain?

Finally, the word "Trelovouni" sounds Greek to me!

Somebody who truly knows Greek, or who knows this mountain, should clean up (delete) what I believe to be a ludicrous statement. LMorland (talk) 00:17, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

"Papagou, Aghia Paraskevi, Gerakas and Glyka Nera" ...Xolargos should also be mentioned amongst them. It is located between Papagou ("Papagos" is more correct for the text) and Aghia Paraskevi.

Also check the bearings of each municipality!

Add Xolargos municipality. Check the bearings of the municipalities.[edit]

"Papagou, Aghia Paraskevi, Gerakas and Glyka Nera" ...Xolargos should also be mentioned amongst them. It is located between Papagou ("Papagos" is more correct for the text) and Aghia Paraskevi.

Also check the bearings of each municipality!

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Hymettus" —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Paouvous (talkcontribs) 09:14, 29 December 2006 (UTC).


Help![edit]

Anyone want to help make this article better? A mountain like Hymettus having last year's forest fires as the only part of its history is a little crazy... I can work on geological stuff / some history. Anyone else want to give it a go? --5telios (talk) 16:18, 11 May 2009 (UTC)