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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK V., CHAPTER II. (search)
ra Camellaria. where wooden vases are manufactured, and Forum Sempronium.Fossembruno. Going from Ocricli to Ariminum, on the right of the way are Interamna,Terni. Spoletium,Spoleto. Asisium,Between Spoleto and Camerino. and Camerta, situated in the mountains which bound Picenum. On the other sideThe left side of the Via Flaminia. are Ameria,Amelia. Tuder,Todi. a well-fortified city, Hispellum,Hispello. and Iguvium,Eugubbio, or Gubbio, where the celebrated inscriptions were found in 1440. near to the passes of the mountain. The whole of this country is fertile, but rather too mountainous, and producing more ryeZeia\. than wheat for the food of the inhabitants. The next district, Sabina, is mountainous, and borders on Tyrrhenia in like manner. The parts of Latium which border on these districts and the Apennines are very rugged. These two nationsSabinaand Latium. commence from the Tiber and Tyrrhenia, and extend as far as the Apennines which advance obliquely towards th
Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK XIV., CHAPTER II. (search)
gh PhilomeliumAk-Schehr. is little more than 500 stadia. Next is Lycaonia as far as Coropassus,Sultan Chan. through Laodiceia in the Catacecaumene, 840 stadia; from Coropassus in Lycaonia to Garsaüra,Ak-Sera. a small city of Cappadocia, situated on its borders, 120 stadia; thence to Mazaca,Kaiserieh. the metropolis of the Cappadocians, through Soandus and Sadacora, 680 stadia; thence to the Euphrates, as far as Tomisa, a stronghold in Sophene, through Herphæ,Called Herpa, b. xii. ch. ii. § 6, pages 281, 283. a small town, 1440 stadia. The places in a straight line with these, as far as India, are described in the same manner by Artemidorus and Eratosthenes. Polybius says, that with respect to those places we ought chiefly to depend upon Artemidorus. He begins from Samosata in Commagene, which is situated at the passage, and the Zeugma of the Euphrates, to Samosata across the Taurus, from the mountains of Cappadocia about Tomisa, he says is a distance of 450 stadia.