Syrtis   - in ancient sources @

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  Syrtis   (Lesser Syrtis) - shallow water off the coast of Libya
Wikipedia entry
253/13 The Roman fleet escapes from the shoals of the Lesser Syrtis.
162/11 issa attempts to seize Lower Syrtis from the Carthaginians, and is
    Within translations:
Aelian:NA_16.28 res that are nurtured by Syrtis, mother of sands, and well
Aelian:NA_17.6 says that round about Syrtis there are sea-monsters lar

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