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XII.10991099    In the same, p. 148, al. 118, from the Third Book of the Chron. of Africanus.

From this record,11001100    συντάγματος. therefore, we affirm that Ogygus,11011101    Others write Ogyges. Josephus (in Apionem), Euseb. (de Præpar.). Tatian [vol. ii. p. 81], Clemens [not so, vol. ii. p. 324], and others write Ogygus. from whom the first flood (in Attica) derived its name,11021102    The text is, ὃς τοῦ πρωτοῦ κατακλυσμοῦ γέγονεν ἑπώνυμος. The word ἑπώνυμος is susceptible of two meanings, either “taking the name from” or “giving the name to.” ᾽Ωγυγια κακα was a proverbial expression for primeval ills. and who was saved when many perished, lived at the time of the exodus of the people from Egypt along with Moses.11031103    The text is here, κατὰ τὴν Αἴγυπτον τοῦ λαοῦ μετὰ Μωυσέως ἔξοδον γενέσθαι, for which we may read κατὰ τὴν ἑξ Αἱγυπτου, etc. (After a break): And after Ogygus, on account of the vast destruction caused by the flood, the present land of Attica remained without a king till the time of Cecrops, 189 years.11041104    ῞Ωγυγον ᾽Ακταῖον ἢ τὰ πλασσόμενα τῶν ὀνομάτων. Compare xiii. 6, where we have τὸν γὰρ μετὰ ῞Ωγυγον ᾽Ακταῖον, etc. Philochorus, however, affirms that Ogygus, Actæus, or whatever other fictitious name is adduced, never existed. (After another break): From Ogygus to Cyrus, as from Moses to his time, are 1235 years.


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