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" Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile. The scenery was diversified by rivers, mountains, and forests. "
A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans: From the ... - Page 196
by Edward Herbert Bunbury - 1879
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A history of ancient geography among the Greeks and Romans

sir Edward Herbert Bunbury (9th bart.) - 1879
...singularly poor and meagre, considering that he was a native of the island.9 To these are appended, as it were in passing, a brief notice of an island...though greatly exaggerated, representing it as of large size and containing navigable rivers ; l and a tolerably full account of the British Islands....
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A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from ..., Volume 2

Edward Herbert Bunbury - Classical geography - 1883
...singularly poor and meagre, considering that he was a native of the island.8 To these. are appended, as it were in passing, a brief notice of an island...though greatly exaggerated, representing it as of large size and containing navigable rivers;1 and a tolerably full account of the British Islands. This...
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A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from ..., Volume 2

Edward Herbert Bunbury - Geography, Ancient - 1883
...singularly poor and meagre, considering that he was a native of the island.9 To these are appended, as it were in passing, a brief notice of an island...the coast of Africa, which would appear to be based npon the accounts of the recently discovered island already noticed, though greatly exaggerated, representing...
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The Dublin Review

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1886
...says "Diodorus Siculus relates that the Phoenicians discovered a large island in the Atlantic Ocean beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches, &c." (p. 28), corresponding to Plato's description. If...
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Examination of the Legend of Atlantis in Reference to Protohistoric ...

Hyde Clarke - Atlantis (Legendary place) - 1886 - 48 pages
...Diodorus Siculus for the statement that the Phoenicians discovered a large island in the Atlantic Ocean, beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile; the scenery was diversified...
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Christopher Columbus and his monument Columbia: being a concordance of ...

John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) - Biography & Autobiography - 1892 - 397 pages
...WESTERN ISLAND. There is a Phoenician legend that a large island was discovered in the Atlantic Ocean, beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile; the scenery was diversified...
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Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia: Being a Concordance of ...

1892 - 397 pages
...WESTERN ISLAND. There is a Phoenician legend that a large island was discovered in the Atlantic Ocean, beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile; the scenery was diversified...
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Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia: Being a Concordance of ...

John Marcus Dickey - 1892 - 397 pages
...WESTERN ISLAND. There is a Phoenician legend that a large island was discovered in the Atlantic Ocean, beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days' sail from the coast of Africa. This island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile; the scenery was diversified...
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Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Edwin James Houston - Earthquakes - 1908 - 369 pages
...small islands. Diodorus Siculus asserts that the Phoenicians discovered a large island in the Atlantic beyond the Pillars of Hercules several days' sail from the coast of Africa. Homer, Plutarch, and other ancient writers, refer to several islands in the Atlantic situated several...
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Volume 6

Kentucky Historical Society, Jennie (Chinn) Morton, Harry Vernon McChesney, Bayless Evans Hardin - Kentucky - 1908
...and the Atlantis nation. He says : "The Phoenicians discovered a great island in the Atlantic ocean, beyond the Pillars of Hercules, several days sail from the coast of Africa. This Island abounded in all manner of riches. The soil was exceedingly fertile; the scenery was diversified...
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