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Λι^βύη [υ^], , Libya, Od.4.85, 14.295, Hdt.1.46, etc.; also for Africa generally, Id.4.42, al.;
A.the west bank of the Nile, PTaur.8.9 (ii B.C.), PLond.1.3.8 (ii B.C.): prov., ἀεὶ Λιβύη φέρει τι καινόν or κακόν, Arist.HA606b20, Zen.2.51:—Adv. Λι^βύηθεν , from Libya, D.P. 46, 222:—also Λι^βύηθε , Dor. Λι^βυ?́-α_θε , Nic.Al.368, Theoc.1.24:—Adj. Λι^βυ^κός , ή, όν, Hdt.2.8, etc.; Λ. ὄρνεον, i.e. a strange, foreign bird, Ar.Av.65; Λ. λόγοι a kind of fables resembling those of Aesop, Arist.Rh.1393a30; also, western, Ptol.Tetr.119; = δυτικός, Procl. Par.Ptol.29.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 65
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.46
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.8
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.42
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.295
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.85
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 119
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