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τόπαζος , , a gem of green hue (Plin.HN37.107), hence prob.
A.chrysolite or peridot, AP6.329 (Leon.Alex.), J.AJ3.7.5, D.P.1121, Orph. L.278:—also τόπαζον , τό, D.P. l.c.; τοπάζιον , LXX Ex.28.17, Ps.118(119).127, Str.16.4.6, D.S.3.39, Apoc.21.20:—Pliny (HN l.c.) gives the name of topazon (v.l. topazium) to two varieties. (From the Trogodyte language acc. to Plin. l. c.; perh. the same as ταβάσιος.
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    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.7.5
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 28.17
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.4.6
    • New Testament, Revelation, 21.20
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.39
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