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The sea near the Palus Mæotis has carried away Pyrrha and Antissa, also Elice and Bura1 in the gulf of Corinth, traces of which places are visible in the ocean. From the island Cea it has seized on 30,000 paces, which were suddenly torn off, with many persons on them. In Sicily also the half of the city of Tyndaris, and all the part of Italy which is wanting2; in like manner it carried off Eleusina in Bœotia3.

1 See Ovid, Metam. xv. 293–295; also the remarks of Hardouin in Lemaire, i. 418.

2 "Spatium intelligit, fretumve, quo Sicilia nunc ab Italia dispescitur." Hardouin in Lemaire, i. 419.

3 See Strabo, ix.

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