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1 "Of all colours." Either Opal, Ajasson thinks, or Iridized hyalin quartz.
2 "All corners." Ajasson seems to think that this may have been Hyalin quartz.
3 "Worthy of all love."
4 Of the same meaning as "paneros."
5 "Gem of Pontus." According to Desfontaines, these stones are identified, by some with agates, by others with sapphires.
7 "Golden-coloured stone."
8 See B. xxxiii. c. 56, and B. xxxv. cc. 12, 16.
9 "Palm-date stone. Desfontaines says that this is Jew stone, the fossil spine of an egg-shaped echinus, See Chapter 56, Note 55.
11 "White around."
12 An Aëtites or Geodes, probably. See Chapter 56, Note 92; also B. xxx. c. 44, and B. xxxvi. cc. 32, 39.
13 "Earth stone," apparently.
14 The tomb of Tiresias was ordinarily pointed out in the vicinity of the Tilphusan Well. near Thebes; at least Pausanias states to that effect.
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