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Xylicces
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(Ξυλικκεῖς; Xylikkeîs). A - possibly negroid - people which probably lived to the north of the Ahaggar Massif (in the Sahara)  (Ptol. 4,6,23: Ξ. Αἰθίοπες).

Bibliography

J. Desanges, Catalogue des tribus africaines, 1962, 241 

H. Treidler, s. v. Ξ., RE 9 A, 2161-2163.

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Huß, Werner (Bamberg), “Xylicces”, 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 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12213780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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