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Aegina in Mythology

Searching for the history and historical elements of a place, it is customary to go even further to discover the myths associated with it. Aegina was very popular in Mythology. Its myths became known from the hymns of Pindar and the epics of Homer. Besides, it has been inhabited since 404 BC, so it is a place with, if nothing else, a rich history.

Hydra-Poros-Aegina: Where did the names of the Argosaronic islands come from

Hydra-Poros-Aegina: Where did the names of the Argosaronic islands come from

Where did the names of the Argosaronic islands come from? Ancient gods, mythical kings and kingdoms, emblematic figures of history, morphological as well as geological features, inspired the name of many Greek islands. What does "poros" mean? What was Aegina? Is Hydra related to the word water? We travel to the interesting nomenclature of the Argosaronic islands and explore their etymologies.