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  • Carthage with a proposal of friendship; likewise to Tyrrhenia, since some of the cities there were offering of themselves to join them in the war: to the various Sicel tribes90 and to the Egestaeans they issued orders that they were to send as many horse as possible.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Libya within the columns of Heracles as far as Egypt, and of Europe as far as Tyrrhenia.

    Timaeus

  • And their kingdom extended as far as Egypt and Tyrrhenia.

    Critias

  • All these and their descendants for many generations were the inhabitants and rulers of divers islands in the open sea; and also, as has been already said, they held sway in our direction over the country within the pillars as far as Egypt and Tyrrhenia.

    Critias

  • Tyrrhenia; some of the cities there having spontaneously offered to join them in the war.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Provisions were now brought in for the armament from all parts of Italy; and many of the Sicels, who had hitherto been looking to see how things went, came as allies to the Athenians: there also arrived three ships of fifty oars from Tyrrhenia.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Having set sail from Tyrrhenia and Iberia, they reached Ithaca.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • On the side of Italy towards Tyrrhenia dwelt the Opici, who are now, as of old, called Ausones; and on the side towards Iapygia and the

    Politics

  • Apollonius, following Hesiod, says that Circe came to the island over against Tyrrhenia on the chariot of the Sun.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Did we urge him to quit the camp or entrust his life to the winds? to give the issue of war and the charge of his ramparts to a child? to stir the loyalty of Tyrrhenia or throw peaceful nations into tumult?

    The Aeneid of Virgil

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  • Ancient name of Etruria

    January 29, 2015

  • See, e.g., Tyrrhenian.

    March 26, 2014