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Libya
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; fourth largest country in Africa by area and consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum known for human rights abuses
  • I roamed over Cyprus and Phoenicia and Egypt, and reached the Aethiopians and Sidonians and Erembi and Libya, where lambs are horned from the birth.
    Book 4 (10% in)
  • Lotus-land was possibly in Western Libya, but it is more probable that ten days' voyage from the southern point of Greece, brought Odysseus into an unexplored region of fairy-land.
    Introduction (22% in)
  • But when now the months and days were fulfilled, as the year came round and the seasons returned, he set me aboard a seafaring ship for Libya, under colour as though I was to convey a cargo thither with him, but his purpose was to sell me in Libya, and get a great price.
    Book 14 (55% in)
  • But when now the months and days were fulfilled, as the year came round and the seasons returned, he set me aboard a seafaring ship for Libya, under colour as though I was to convey a cargo thither with him, but his purpose was to sell me in Libya, and get a great price.
    Book 14 (55% in)

There are no more uses of "Libya" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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