n.1.A hypothetical earth counter to ours, or on the opposite side of the sun.
2.Inhabitants of opposite hemispheres.
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Lateiner, "Early Greek Medical Writers and Herodotus," Antichthon 20 (1986): 1-20, or R.
They were usually envisaged as necessary counterweight to the great known northern land masses but, after the Portuguese capture of Malacca in 1511, the southern Antipodes, or Antichthon, became an ambiguous, shifting European fact.
Clarke, "Some Observations on the Persecution of Decius," Antichthon 3 (1969): 63-76; Sage, Cyprian, 165-265; Maurice Bevenot, "Cyprian and His Recognition of Cornelius," Journal of Theological Studies, n.