Philene (c.1230)

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Philene (c.1230)

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The origin of this word is obscure and the definition is contextual.


mer Philene
1toponymalternative name for the Libyan Sea (portion of the Mediterranean Sea)
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  De Inde le flum ke tant est gent; Par midi fet sun chemin Si fet en occident sa fin. Ceste ad Libie, une cuntree D'une reine si numee Ceste cumence en verité De Parithone la cité, E par munt Cathabathinon ist, E en mer Philene finist; E pur ço k'ele est la finee, Mer Libien est apelee  1206
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