Of Sicionia, chap. 151.
SIcionia had that name in olde time of Sicion the King, by his name it was called ye kingdome of Sicionia. Archas the sonne of Iupiter and of Calissa, af∣ter hée had subdued Pelasgis to his ob•i∣saunce, hée called that kingdome Archa∣thadia by his owne name. Archadia yt is called Sicionia,* is ye bosome of Archaia, as it were set betwéene the seas Egeum, and Ionium, and hath a greate riuer kei∣mantum, & bréedeth Abiton a stone that, neuer quencheth, if it be once kindeled. There be gendered most whife Merules mau••• as Isidore sayth, li. 15.
(*Sugonia, a citie in Achaia, not farre from Corinth, called nowe Clarencia, where is great abundance of mettall.)