Ephorus Says the Tartessians Reported that Ethiopians Overran Libya and Some of them Stayed in Dyris (Atlas Mt.)

Ephorus Says the Tartessians Reported that Ethiopians Overran Libya and Some of them Stayed in Dyris (Atlas Mt.)

Source: Strabo Geography Book 1 Chapter 2 (End) (Chicago University) 7 B.C. From the Strabo source, "Ephorus says the Tartessians report that Ethiopians overran Libya as far as Dyris,​80 and that some of them stayed in Dyris, while others occupied a great part of the sea-board; and he conjectures it was from this circumstance that Homer spoke as he did: "Ethiopians that are sundered in twain, the farthermost of men. 80 The barbarian name for the Atlas mountains. See 17.3.2." These sources confirm that it black peoples were indeed a key part of the northern regions of Africa, specifically the Atlas Mountains in this…
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