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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 202 0 Browse Search
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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley) 56 0 Browse Search
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Apollodorus, Library and Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer) 28 0 Browse Search
Strabo, Geography 20 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 18 0 Browse Search
P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneid (ed. Theodore C. Williams) 16 0 Browse Search
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Pindar, Pythian 4 (ed. Steven J. Willett), poem 4 (search)
e once the priestess sitting in honor beside the golden eagles of Zeus, Apollo now in his land, proclaimed by oracle that Battos would be founder of fruitbearing Libya, so that he'd finally leave the holy island and plant a city of fine chariots on a chalky breast of earth, and redeem in the seventeenth generation the sinuous waters of the deep. Often indeed I urged the attendants, who ease our labor, to guard it; but they forgot, and now the imperishable seed of spacious Libya is shed on this island before its time. For had he cast the seed down at home by Hade's earthfast mouth, after returning to sacred Tanaeus, Euphemus, horseever; and after sharing Spartan homes and ways they settled in time on the island once called "Fairest;" from there the son of Leto granted you the plain of Libya to enrich by favor of the gods and the holy city of golden-throned Cyrene to govern, you who contrived a craft of right counsel. Know now the wisdom of Oe