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[6] Actaeas; that is, Atticas, Athenienses, nave, Demophoöntis; from the Greek word ἀκτν̀, the shore; because Attica is a region on the coast, much beaten by the waves.

Sithonis unda; the waves that beat the Thracian coast. We learn from Gellius, that Sithon was an ancient name of Thrace; whence the frequent use of Sithonis and Sithonius among the poets, in speaking of that kingdom. Thus Horace calls the snow of Thrace, “Sithouia nix.(Od. 3.26.10)

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