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[55] Maeandros, toties qui terris errat in îsdem. The Maeander, which divides Lydia from Caria, is remarkable for its numerous windings and turnings, as the poet hints in this short description of it. Much to the same purpose is the account he gives of it in the Metamorphoses: “Quique recurvatis ludit Maeandros in undis:

'And the Maeander, which plays in a thousand winding channels.'

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