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Eth. CYNAMOLGI (Κυναμολγοί, Diod. 3.31), a barbarous tribe in the south of Aethiopia, of whom the most probable account that can be given is that they were a race of herdsmen who guarded their cattle by a breed of fierce dogs. Pliny (Plin. Nat. 6.35) confounds them with the Cynocephali or race of apes with the heads of dogs.


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.35
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.31
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