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Ὀρτυ^γία , Ion. -ιη, , (ὄρτυξ
A.Quail-island, the ancient name of Delos or Rhenaea, Str.10.5.5 ; also of other places in Greece ; in one of these Artemis killed Orion, Od.5.123: hence she is called Ὀρτυγία, S.Tr.213 (lyr.).
II. part of the city of Syracuse, otherwise called Νᾶσος, the Island, Str.6.2.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.123
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.5.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 6.2.4
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 213
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