Hybla

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In geography, Hybla may refer to any of several different sites in ancient Sicily:[1]

or in modern America:

In literature and poetry, Hyblean is used as an adjective related to honey. One of the ancient towns known as Hybla in Sicily was renowned for its honey; many associate this Hybla with Hyblaean Mountains (figuratively Mount Hybla[2]) in the modern Province of Ragusa.

In computing:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The circumstance that there were so many towns called Hybla in Sicily probably arose from the fact mentioned by Pausanias, that there was a local divinity of the name. (Paus. v. 23. § 6.)
  2. ^ For example Hunt, Leigh. Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla (1848), a book on pastoral poetry of Sicily.