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Ogyris
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(Ὤγυρις; Ṓgyris). Island in the Arabian Sea. Ancient authors reported a monument to Erythras, the eponym of the Red sea, on O. (Deinias FGrH 306 F 7; Steph. Byz. s.v. Ὤ.). Perhaps the island of Maṣīra.

Bibliography

F. Jacoby, FGrH, Kommentar zu Nearchos FGrH 133 F 1,37,1-4 

R.M. Burrell, s.v. Maṣīra, EI2 6, 729a.

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Toral-Niehoff, Isabel (Freiburg), “Ogyris”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e828810>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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