DIPOENUS et Scyllis

DIPOENUS et Scyllis
DIPOENUS, et Scyllis
marmore sculpendo primi omnium inclaruêrunt. Hi Sicyonem se contulêre, quae diu fuit officinarum omnium metallorum patria. Plin. l. 36. c. 4.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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