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[489] οἴη, no doubt because the few other circumpolar constellations, Ursa Minor, Draco, etc., none of which are conspicuous, were creations of later astronomy; the Little Bear is said to have been introduced to Greece from Phoenicia by Thales of Miletos. Düntzer and Nauck read “αἰεί”, which is quite needless. See Aristotle Poet. xxv. 10τὸοἴη δ᾽ ἄμμοροςκατὰ μεταφοράν, τὸ γὰρ