In 1496 he obtained the living of Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, and later he became parson of Lynton (mod.
When this occurred is not known; boundary stones of 135 B.C. exist, which divide the territory of Ateste from that of Patavium and of Vicetia, showing that the former extended from the middle of the Euganean hills to the Atesis (mod.
` AKpi yas, mod.
On the north both summits are defended by cliffs; on the south the ground slopes away somewhat abruptly from the eastern summit towards the plateau on which the town stood, while the western summit is separated from this plateau by a valley traversed by a branch of the Hypsas [mod.
in length) is a fine bridge over the Ariminus (mod.
It was on the way, in Seistan at Prophthasfa (mod.
TAYGETUS (Tau-ye ros or T a67Erov, mod.
CAESAREA MAZACA (mod.
CAIETAE PORTUS (mod.
along the precipitous coast to Speluncae (mod.
Samtleben, Geulincx, ein Vorganger Spinozas (1885); also Falckenberg, Hist of Mod.
of the Cambridge Mod.
recerche, from recercher, re- and cercer, mod.
Caecilius Metellus Pius, Marcus Licinius Crassus, Marcus Licinius Lucullus, joined Sulla, and in the following year (82) he won a decisive victory over the younger Marius near Praeneste (mod.
In 79 Sulla resigned his dictatorship and retired to Puteoli (mod.
all that was not Massiliot) with its port of Narbo (mod.
almosnier, aumosnier, &c., mod.
TEATE MARRUCINORUM [mod.
of the Church of England; Frere's volume in Stephens' and Hunt's series; Cambridge Mod.
South of Cape Krio again is the gulf known as the Gulf of Doris, with several subordinate inlets, bounded on the south by the rugged promontory of Cynossema (mod.
Inland was Tralles (mod.
Thessaly, and are specially well marked at Iolcus (near mod.
16-5 9), daughter of Germanicus and Agrippina the elder, sister of Caligula and mother of Nero, was born at Oppidum Ubiorum on the Rhine, afterwards named in her honour Colonia Agrippinae (mod.
ALEXANDRIA TROAS (mod.
ALBANUS MONS (mod.
She was a Philistine of Sorek (mod.
At Antioch the Palmyrene forces under Zabda attempted to resist his advances, but they were compelled to fall back upon the great route which leads from Antioch through Emesa (mod.
NISIBIS (Nasibina in the Assyrian inscriptions), an ancient city and fortress in the north of Mesopotamia, near the point where the Mygdonius (mod.
In the first lay the ancient Germanicia (mod.
Marash); in the second the ancient Samosata (mod.
(1366-1333) from Syria, showing the road from Pelusium to Heroopolis, the canal from the Nile with crocodiles, and a lake (mod.
thus led to assume that the distance from the first meridian drawn through the Fortunate islands to Sera (mod.
Heraclea Pontica (mod.
porcus, pig, and piscis, fish; the mod.
A town (mod.
The British name of the future apostle was Sucat, to which Mod.
HADRUMETUM, a town of ancient Africa on the southern extremity of the sinus Neapolitanus (mod.
It is mentioned in subsequent military history, and its position on the road from Beneventum, via Aecae (mod.
+(m -3) D 5(213) (214) (15) - (13) (14) (14), as= and and we see further that (alai +a2a2+...+amam) k vanishes identically unless (mod m).
MARRUCINI, an ancient tribe which occupied a small strip of territory round about Teate (mod.
coast of the territory of the Bruttii (mod.
Of the amphibious rodents, the pi-ea (Cavia aperea), mod, (C. rupestris), paca (Coelogenys paca), cutia (Dasyprocta aguti) and capybara (Hydrochoerus capybara) are noteworthy for their size and extensive range.
The bishops, however, who remained in Sardica (mod.
by the chain of Taygetus (mod.
Laconia has no rivers of importance except the Eurotas and its largest tributary the Oenus (mod.
PAESTUM (Gr.IIoaecScwvia; mod.
GNATIA (also EGNATIA or IGNATIA, mod.
AGATHOCLES (361-289 B.C.), tyrant of Syracuse, was born at Thermae Himeraeae (mod.
by the river Crustumium (mod.
by the Apennines and the Ira (mod.
Staffora) at Iria (mod.
The "marbles" of Nineveh furnish frequent examples of the offering of incense to the sun-god and his consort (2 Kings ' See Lane, Mod.
A road diverged here to Opitergium (mod.
ALPHEUS ('AX t6; mod.
(1) In Apulia (mod.
(2) In Calabria (mod.
saoler, saouler, mod.
- The name seems to have been applied by the earlier Greek navigators to the peoples who inhabited the eastern coast of Spain; probably it originally meant those who dwelt by the river Iberus (mod.
Being situated on the coast road (Via Aemilia) it was important as a frontier fortress against Liguria, to which, and not to Etruria, it really belonged, perhaps, up to the time of Sulla, the actual boundary lying between it and Vada Volaterrana (mod.
as in the Antonine Itinerary), situated above the western bank of the Lacus Sabatinus (mod.
seson, seison, mod.
ATAULPHUS (the Latinized form of the Gothic Ataulf, "Father-wolf," from atta, father, and vulfs, wolf; mod.
of Iria (mod.
When Tarquinii came under Roman domination is uncertain, as is also the date at which it became a municipality; in 181 B.C. its port, Graviscae (mod.
ALBANUS LACUS (mod.
Wotton, Reflections upon Anc. and Mod.
2, 566 seq.; and for numerous references upon Gregory's relation to the massacre of St Bartholomew, Cambridge Mod.
MOLECULE (from mod.
CAMULODUNUM, also written Camalodunum (mod.
The Pons Fabricius (mod.
starting from Falerii and passing through CastellumAmerinum, probably mod.
GAIUS MARIUS (155-86 B.C.), Roman general, of plebeian descent, the son of a small farmer of Cereatae (mod.
Fr: date, mod.
York (2 vols., Leipzig, 1832), and the Cambridge Mod.
to the Mod.
The principal rivers are the Sangarius (mod.
The Parthenius (mod.
Both of these were founded after Alexander the Great; but at a much earlier period the Greeks had established on the coast the colonies of Cius (afterwards Prusias, mod.
(2) MAGNESIA AD SIPYLUM (mod.
NUCERIA ALFATERNA (mod.
The ancient Speluncae (mod.
away in the plain at the new Roman city of Augustonemetum (mod.
Originally one province, under an imperial consular legate (who probably also had control of Achaea and Macedonia), it was divided by Domitian into Upper (superior) and Lower (inferior, also called Ripa Thracia) Moesia, the western and eastern portions respectively, divided from each other by the river Cebrus (Ciabrus; mod.
of Helvillum (mod.
of Forum Sempronii (mod.
of the Via Flaminia at the mod.
The former was famed in ancient times for its medicinal plants, and at its foot are the celebrated hot springs, near the town of Aedepsus (mod.
from the sea, on the river Natiso (mod.
It was the starting-point of several important roads leading to the north-eastern portion of the empire - the road (Via Iulia Augusta) by Iulium Carnicum to Veldidena (mod.
STABIAE, an ancient town of Campania, Italy, on the coast at the east extremity of the Gulf of Naples (mod.
LYCAEUS (Mons Lycaeus, AbXacov Epos: mod.
Matzke, Public. of the Mod.
CORFU (anc. and mod.
The difficult route from Cerfennia to the valley of the Aternus - a drop of nearly loon ft., involving too the crossing of the main ridge of the Apennines (3675 ft.) by the Monslmeus(mod.
48-49 made the Via Claudia Valeria from Cerfennia to the mouth of the Aternus (mod.
He also constructed a road, the Via Claudia Nova, connecting the Via Salaria, which it left at Foruli (mod.
The beginnings of Silesian history do not reach back beyond the 10th century A.D., at which time the district was occupied by clans of Slavonic nationality, one of which derived its name from the mountain Zlenz (mod.
GAZA (or `AllAH, mod.
OLYMPIA, the scene of the famous Olympic games, is on the right or north bank of the Alpheus (mod.
fana, " cloth," Mod.
The basins of the lower Achelous (mod.
The principal coast town was the Milesian colony of Dioscurias (Roman Sebastopolis; mod.
The chief river was the Phasis (mod.
Filibejik), a city of ancient Macedonia, on a steep hill near the river Gangites (mod.
In 3 87, after the departure of the Gauls, southern Etruria was conquered, and four new tribes were formed: Arnensis (probably derived from Aro, mod.
A further advance in the same direction ending in the capture of Privernum in 3 2 9 B.C. is marked by the establishment in 318 B.C. of the tribus Oufentina (from the river Ufens which runs below Setia, mod.
Sezze, and Privernum, mod.
Zobel, Dutch Sabel; the Mod.
Its original name was Bodincomagus, from the Ligurian name of the Padus (mod.
It was reached from Rome by the Via Aurelia, which ran along the north-west coast, and its prolongation, which later acquired the name of the Via Aemilia (Scauri); for the latter was only constructed in 109 B.C., and there must have been a coast-road long before, at least as early as 148 B.C., when the Via Postumia was built from Genua through Libarna (mod.
Alexander himself had perhaps made a beginning with Alexandria-by-Issus (mod.
In the north of Syria four cities stood pre-eminent above the rest, (1) Antioch on the Orontes, the Seleucid capital; (2) Seleucia-in-Pieria near the mouth of the Orontes, which guarded the approach to Antioch from the sea; (3) Apamea (mod.
Of the Ptolemaic foundations in Coele-Syria only one attained an importance comparable with that of the larger Seleucid foundations, Ptolemais on the coast, which was the old Semitic Acco transformed (mod.
ure, ore, house, mod.
of the mouth of the Xanthus river (mod.
The inscriptions we possess are enough to show that the dialect spoken by these tribes was substantially the same from the northern boundary of the Frentani to some place in the upper Aternus valley not far from Amiternum (mod.
" Sixtus V."; and Cambridge Mod.
LANUVIUM (more frequently Lanivium in imperial times, mod.
Ain Zarba; mod.
But by far the most famous and important in the list was á¼ˆÎ½Ï„Î¹ÏŒÏ‡ÎµÎ¹Î± á¼¡ á¼Ï€á½¶ Î”Î¬Ï†Î½á¿ƒ (mod.
ALSIETINUS LACUS (mod.
LAURIUM (Aavpcov, mod.
Historically and economically its most important part is the great plain, consisting of two distinct portions, watered by the river Pamisus (mod.
The plain is bounded on the north by the Nomian Mountains (mod.
Tetrasi, 5210 ft.) and their westerly extension, on the west by the mountains of Cyparissia (4000 ft.), a southern continuation of which forms the south-west peninsula of the Morea, attaining its greatest height in Mt Mathia (mod.
Striking reminders of these conflicts are afforded by the extant ruins of the medieval strongholds of Kalamata, Coron (anc. Asine, mod.
Moslim conquered Paikend, Bokhara, Samarkand, Khwarizm (mod.
SUNIUM (Zobvcov; mod.
AUGUSTA PRAETORIA SALASSORUM (mod.
There are considerable remains of the ancient road from Eporedia (mod.
Its highest point (mod.
Its capital was a city (mod.
In 502 be attacked the Th M Romans and captured and destroyed Amida (mod.
NICAEA, or Nice [mod.
(1) There was no temple on the plain previous to the Ionian occupation, the primeval seat of the nature-goddess having been in the southern hills, at Ortygia (near mod.
Two different routes to Apulia diverged at this point, one (Via Aurelia Aeclanensis) leading through the modern Ariano to Herdoniae, the other (the Via Appia of the Empire) passing the Lacus Ampsanctus and going on to Aquilonia and Venusia; while the road from Aeclanum to Abellinum (mod.
In the middle ages, however, it sank in importance, and early in the 13th century, a part of the inhabitants founded Caere novum (mod.
Vuvo), a tributary of the Acheron, a river of Thesprotia (mod.
MOTYA, an ancient Phoenician settlement in Sicily, on a low island [mod.
north of Lilybaeum [mod.
PERGAMUM, or Pergamus (mod.
BORSIPPA (Barsip in the Babylonian and Assyrian inscriptions; Borsif in the Talmud; mod.
The bay, roughly semicircular in shape, is protected by the island of Sphacteria (mod.
ALBA FUCENS (mod.
In ancient days this low tract was fertile and well-cultivated, and contained several prosperous cities (Suessa Pometia, Ulubrae - perhaps the mod.
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It owed its early prosperity to its easy access to the sea, and to the fact that natural conditions in Cyrenaica and the Sahara behind it, tend to divert trade to the west of the district - a fact which is exemplified by the final survival of Berenice (mod.
CHALCEDON, more correctly Calchedon (mod.
are the ruins of Panteichion (mod.
PENTELICUS (BpAno-o-Os, or Iievtexlkov Epos from the deme IIEVTEXq; mod.
It claimed a Roman origin, but its earliest representatives appear as landed proprietors in the district of Castamon (mod.
oinnement, from oigner, mod.
OSROENE, or OsRH0ENE, a district of north-western Mesopotamia, in the hill country on the upper Bilechas (Belichus; mod.
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