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Aeria
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[1] Ancient name for Egypt

Ancient name for Egypt used in Aesch. Supp. 75; see also Steph. Byz., s. v. Αἴγυπτος (Aígyptos) and Apoll. Rhod. 4,267. The etymology is unclear, perhaps from ἀήρ.

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[2] Town in  Gallia Narbonensis

Town in  Gallia Narbonensis (Str. 4,185), probably the place today known as Mont Ventoux.

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[3] Aphrodite's name i…

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Jansen-Winkeln, Karl (Berlin), Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Aeria”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e105990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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