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  • Trojans escaped from the Achaeans, came in ships to Sicily, and settled next to the Sicanians under the general name of Elymi; their towns being called Eryx and Egesta.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Achaeans, came in ships to Sicily, and settled next to the Sicanians under the general name of Elymi; their towns being called Eryx and

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • 3 On the fall of Ilium, some of the Trojans escaped from the Achaeans, came in ships to Sicily, and settled next to the Sicanians under the general name of Elymi; their cities being called Eryx and Egesta.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Take a dizzying cable car ride to the top of Mount Eryx and the town of Erice, perched some 750 meters above sea level.

    Monique Stringfellow: Sicily's Wild Western Coast

  • The herpetofauna includes black-necked spitting cobra Naja nigricollis, African puff adder Bitis arietans, west African sand boa Eryx muelleri, sand viper Cerastes cerastes, desert monitor lizard Varanus griseus and various species of gecko.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • If you're expecting Terminators in your living room, you want something with no backblast, such as the French Eryx or the new SMAW-D (CS).

    How to terminate a Terminator

  • Unfortunately, the Eryx, like the RPG, has a warhead which does not arm until it is some distance from the launcher for safety reasons.

    How to terminate a Terminator

  • Reptiles found in this ecoregion that are endemic to Central Asia include the Gobi gecko (Cyrtapodion elongatus) and Tatar sand boa (Eryx tataricus).

    Alashan Plateau semi-desert

  • Other species of special significance include the plate-tailed gecko (Teratoscincus przewalskii) a beautifully colored, nocturnal lizard endemic to Central Asia, and other reptiles such as the Gobi gecko (Cyrtapodion elongatus) and sand boa (Eryx tataricus).

    Junggar Basin semi-desert

  • Quickly would they have robbed him of his return then and there, but the goddess that rules Eryx, Cypris, in pity snatched him away, while yet in the eddies, and graciously meeting him saved him to dwell on the Lilybean height.

    The Argonautica

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