And Cratinus the younger says that the Cyprians also use them, in his Theramenes.
They are said to have been invented by the Cyprians, and were always peculiar to Asia.
Cyprians writings comprise thirteen treatises and eighty-one letters, among which are several letters manifestly by other authors.
Herodotus tells us that the first inhabitants of the island were Ethiopians, according to the statements of the Cyprians.
Some of the girls-haunting these places have been pretty waiter girls, but find it more profitable to ply their trade as Cyprians.
The Egyptians and Cyprians came on board ship; envoys went to Lacedæmon to ask for troops.