Phylace (Magnesia)

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Phylace /ˈfɪləsi/ (Greek: Φυλάκη) was a Thessalian city west of the Gulf of Pagasae. According to Greek mythology, this city was founded by Phylacus; in Ancient Greece, Phylace was a kingdom. Its king, Protesilaus, was the first Greek hero killed in the Trojan War. Phylace (Greek: Φυλάκη, Fylaki) today is a tiny village in the Magnesia regional unit, in central Greece, near Almyros.


Coordinates: 39°15′04″N 22°34′48″E / 39.251°N 22.580°E / 39.251; 22.580