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ORATORES ATTICI. Apparently the only passage is DEM. [52]DEM., 3:οὗτος ἐπειδὴ ἐκπλεῖν ἔμελλεν εἰς τὴν Λιβύην”.

PLATO, Criti. 108E:Λιβύης καὶ Ἀσίας μείζω”. Menex. 239 E: δὲ υἱὸς αὐτοῦ Αἰγύπτου τε καὶ Λιβύης” (sc. “ἦρξεν”). Tim. 24 E: δὲ νῆσος ἅμα Λιβύης ἦν καὶ Ἀσίας μείζων”. 25 B: “Λιβύης” (no article) “μὲν ἦρχον μέχρι πρὸς Αἴγυπτον, τῆς δὲ Εὐρώπης” (article) “μέχρι Τυρρηνίας”.

XEN. Mem. 2.1.10: “ἐν δὲ τῇ Λιβύῃ Καρχηδόνιοι μὲν ἄρχουσι, Λίβυες δὲ ἄρχονται” (apparently the only occurrence in XEN. ).

THUC.1.110.1:πορευόμενοι διὰ τῆς Λιβύης. 2.48.1: ἤρξατο δὲ τὸ μὲν τρῶτον . . . ἐξ Αἰθιοπίας τῆς ὑπὲρ Αἰγύπτου, ἔπειτα δὲ καὶ ἐς Αἴγυπτον καὶ Λιβύην κατέβη”. (This passage seems to show that by THUCYDIDES “Λιβύη” was regarded as a country rather than a grand division.) 4.53.3: “τῶν τε ἀπ᾽ Αἰγύπτου καὶ Λιβύης ὁλκάδων. 6.2.3: ἐς Λιβύην πρῶτον, ἔπειτα ἐς Σικελίαν. 7.50.1: ἀπὸ τῆς Λ. 2: ἐς Λ. 58.2: τὸ πρὸς Λιβύην μέρος τετραμμένον”. There are two cases of the use of the article against five of the omission.

HDT. The word occurs about 59 times, 34 times without the article, 25 with it. Of the latter number a few instances may be charged to the partitive gen. The following examples are illustrative. 2.16: “ἐν τῷ μεταξὺ Ἀσίης τε καὶ Λιβύης”, but in the same section “εἰ μήτε γέ ἐστι τῆς Ἀσίης μήτε τῆς Λιβύης”, and 3.96: “ἀπὸ τῆς τε Ἀσίης καὶ τῆς Λιβύης. 4.41: τοιαύτη μὲν . . . Ἀσίη ἐστί, δὲ Λιβύη” (with art.) “ἐν τῇ ἀκτῇ τῇ ἑτέρῃ ἐστί: ἀπὸ γὰρ Αἰγύπτου Λιβύη” (without art.) “ἤδη ἐκδέκεται. 42: Λιβύη μὲν γὰρ δηλοῖ” (without art., though in the same sentence “τὴν Ἀσίην” is found and in the preceding sentence “ Εὐρώπη” occurs) . . . “ἵνα ἑκάστοτε τῆς Λιβύης” (part. gen.) “πλέοντες γινοίατο . . . περιπλέοντες τὴν Λιβύην” (with art.). 43: “οὐ περιέπλωσε Λιβύην” (without art.) . . . “Λιβύην γάρ οἱ ἀνάγκην ἔσεσθαι περιπλέειν . . . τὸ ἀκρωτήριον τῆς Λιβύης” (part. gen.) . . . “τοῦ δὲ μὴ περιπλῶσαι Λιβύην. 44: ἀπέστειλε περιπλέειν Λιβύην” (without art.) . . . “τὰ ἄλλα ἀνεύρηται ὅμοια παρεχομένη τῇ Λιβύῃ” (with art.).

AR. AV. 710: “σπείρειν μὲν ὅταν γέρανος κρώζουσ᾽ ἐς τὴν Λιβύην μεταχωρῇ” (“nach dem als Winterheimat der Kraniche bekannten Libyen,” says Uckermann, l.c., p. 20), but 1136-7: “ἐκ μέν γε Λιβύης ἧκον ὡς τρισμύριαι” | “γέρανοι”.

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