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"Lapiths was a generic term for the previously unknown creatures also known as mans, a bipedal species which appeared one day in the interior of Eastern Europe and the Tin Isle."

This is not accurate. I have just examined the story, and Lapiths are mentioned only on the last 2 pages. Lapiths refers specifically to the group of mans that Pholus met in northern Greece, who are not depicted. Geraint's mans who colonized the Tin Isle are never called Lapiths. Geraint is a Celtic name.Matthew Babe Stevenson (talk) 07:45, November 24, 2018 (UTC)

The centaurs refer to humans as Laipiths, because their geography gives them much more familiarity with the Balkan group of humans. But they reckon the British group as first contact with the human species. Two different names for the same species that exist in different areas. Next you'll be saying that caballos aren't horses. Turtle Fan (talk) 07:19, November 26, 2018 (UTC)
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