Ethiopia - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- an African country, south of Egypt
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+ Aethiopians , Ethiopian , Ethiopians
Ptolemy II sends an expedition to Ethiopia.
Ergamenes the king of Ethiopia suppresses the priests in his kingdom.
ers capture a giant snake in Ethiopia, and present it to Ptolemy.
llector of rare wild animals, and sends Simmias to explore Ethiopia.
The second voyage of Eudoxus, during which he visits Ethiopia.
king of Mauretania, goes on an expedition to the Western Ethiopians.
elephants in India or in Ethiopia or in Libya, anyone migh
21] & The land of Ethiopia (the place where the gods bath
for Egypt, Libya, and Ethiopia, appearing to know the
and Agatharcides says that in Ethiopia the swine have hor
out of sight. And Ethiopian histories, which are untainte
the Indian another; the Ethiopian has a natural language,
Nomads, and among the Ethiopians all the lake-dwellers,
is a race of beings in Ethiopia among whom a dog is king
have heard that in Ethiopia the scorpions known as Sibrita
through Upper Egypt and Ethiopia), he fell in love with
lemy Philadelphus had an Ethiopian elephant which had live
along the road that leads to Ethiopia. It seems that the
there were brought from Ethiopia to Alexandria two live
Dinon says that in Ethiopia there occur the one-horned bir
seems that those Ethiopian bulls which they call ' flesh
in the banquets of the Ethiopians, & or, turned to gold
Andromeda The land is Ethiopian ; he with the winged
mpaign against the king of the Ethiopians. But these were
to them came some Ethiopians bearing presents, same of
and an immense number of Ethiopian birds." And Artemidorus
to this day that Ethiopian tribe called the Immortals
to every one she gave Ethiopian boys, to bear torches
separates from the black Aethiopians, you have by marriage
men from the land of the Ethiopians, and a similar number
imrod" (Cush was an Ethiopian, who they believe was
Euseb]:Chron_* 131-135 *
How [the history of] the Ethiopians is included in the chr
25th Dynasty. 3 Ethiopian kings: Sabacon, who captured
fire devastated the land of Ethiopia in the time of Pha
her husband, she added Ethiopia also to her empire; and
with him, and advanced into Ethiopia and the other coun
(115) the confines of the Ethiopians and having [the most
(c. 246) s both Troglodyte and Ethiopian, which his father a
irst to bring elephants out of Ethiopia. He had 1,500 war
land of the Libyans and Ethiopians, he will hear that war
summer course of the sun, and Ethiopia is even further
of the summer rain in Ethiopia, which causes the floodi
and then the king of the Ethiopians, and very near Polyare
gold, five hundred young Ethiopians, two hundred parrots,
been welcomed by Ethiopians and Scythians, & Men dwellin
fog. The priest of Helios was Ethiopian. . . Then darknes
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