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atic.The Gulf of Venice. Illyria forms its right side, and Italy as far as the
recess where Aquileia is situated, the left.
The Adriatic stretches north and west; it is long and narrow, being in length about 6000 stadia, and its greatest breadth
1200. There are many islands situated here opposite the coasts
of Illyria, such as the Absyrtides,The Islands of Cherso and Ossero. Cyrictica,Apparently the Curicta of Pliny and Ptolemy, corresponding to the
island of Veglia. and the Libyrnides,The L.
Next to the Sea of Sicily, are the Cretan, Saronic,The Gulf of Engia.
and Myrtoan Seas, comprised between Crete, Argia,A district of the Peloponnesus. and
Attica.A part of the modern Livadia. Their greatest breadth, measured from Attica, is
1200 stadia, and their length not quite double the distance.
Within are included the Islands of Cythera,Cerigo. Calauria,Poro, or Poros, near the little Island of Damala, and connected to it by a sand-bank.
Ægina,Egina or Engia. Salamis,Koluri. and c