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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK X., CHAPTER IV. (search)
orycus on the other hand is placed by Strabo below, § 5, in these parts, although the reading is suspicious, and in b. viii. c. v. § 1, and in b. xvii. c. iii. § 22; but the reading again in this last reference is doubtful. Cape Cimarus is now C. Buso or Grabusa. The eastern promontory is Samonium,In b. ii. c. iv. § 3, it is written Salmonium, (c. Salamoni,) in which passage Kramer has retained the spelling of the name, on the ground that this form is to be found in Apollonius, Arg. 4, 1693, and Dionys. Perieg. 110. Salmone in the Acts, xxvii. 7. which does not stretch much further towards the east than Sunium.C. Colonna. Sosicrates, who, according to Apollodorus, had an exact knowledge of this island, determines its length (not?)Not in the text of Kramer. Casaubon's conjecture. to exceed 2300 stadia, and its breadth (about 300),The words of the text are, pla/tei de\ u(po\ to\ me/geqos, which Meineke translates, Its width is not in proportion to its length. Kramer says th