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Virgil represents the virgins of Cyrene spinning Milesian wool dyed of a deep sea-green.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
By Ampelus is signified the sea shore; or Ampelus, among the people of Cyrene, signifies the sea shore.
Eratosthenes of Cyrene, the inventor of astronomical geography, was at this time the head of the mathematical school.
When made quaestor, the province of Crete and Cyrene fell to him by lot.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Cyrene was brought under Cambyses' sway by Arcesilaus who had been banished.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
ancient Greek colony in Libya; the name is of unknown origin. Cyrenaic referred to the philosophy ("practical hedonism") of Aristippus of Cyrene (c.435-c.356 B.C.E.).