The History (Lykaian Zeus at Cyrene)

Author Herodotus
Subject Geography or Building Descriptions

Herdotus, The History, 4.203 from The Perseus Digital Library last they passed through Cyrene and camped on the hill of Lycaean Zeus; there they regretted not having taken the city, and tried to enter it again, but the Cyrenaeans would not let them.

Greek Text

ἐς ὃ διεξελθοῦσι καὶ ἱζομένοισι ἐπὶ Διὸς Λυκαίου ὄχθον μετεμέλησέ σφι οὐ σχοῦσι τὴν Κυρήνην. καὶ ἐπειρῶντο τὸ δεύτερον παριέναι ἐς αὐτήν: οἱ δὲ Κυρηναῖοι οὐ περιώρων.