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3. Of Lacedaemon, is quoted by Fulgentius (Mythol. 1.1) as the author of a work on Antiquities, in fourteen books, and on the worship of the gods. Whether he is the same as the geographer, Diophantus, who wrote a description of the northern countries (Phot. Bibl. Cod. 250, p. 454b.), which is also quoted by Stephanus of Byzantium (s. v. Ἄβιοι), or the Diophantus who wrote a work πολιτικά (Steph. Byz. s. v. Λιβυστῖνοι), cannot be decided.

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