Helle fell off and was drowned in the strait, which after her was called the Hellespont.
It is still to be seen to the north of the embouchure of the Hellespont.
All writers do not agree in their description of the Hellespont, and many opinions are advanced on the subject.
Some were already in the Hellespont, where they had been left as guardships by Pasippidas, or else at Antandrus.
Helle is drowned in the Hellespont, so named from her, but Phryxus arrived at Colchos.
Agesilaus resolved to act upon it, and despatched Lysander to the Hellespont.
Helle became terrified, and was drowned in the straits which are called from her, Hellespont.
By the way, who was the fellow that swam the Hellespont for love of a young lady?
When love has to breast the Hellespont it feels its most impassioned thrill.
To-morrow, he adds, his vessels shall float on the Hellespont.