Pygmies   - in ancient sources @

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  Pygmies   - a race of very small people in Africa
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Aelian:NA_15.29   As to the race of Pygmies I have heard that they are gove
Athen_9.393   that there was among the Pygmies a very well known woman
Lucill_11.265   are not like the Pygmies, who made war on cranes, so the
Plin:HN_4.44   abode of the race of Pigmies: their name in the local
Plin:HN_5.109   record that a race of Pygmies formerly lived in it. There
Plin:HN_6.70   to be a race of Pygmies. Artemidorus gives the distance from
Plin:HN_6.188   actually reported a race of Pygmies living among the marshes in
Plin:HN_7.26   of the Three-span men and Pygmies, who do not exceed three
Plin:HN_7.27   [27] Aristotle says that the Pygmies live in caves, but in

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