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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 2 (search)
is Cadiz. According to Pliny, Nat. Hist.
iv.120, the name is derived from a Punic word gadir, meaning “hedge.” Compare Dionysius, Perieg.
453ff. The same word agadir is still used in
the south of Morocco in the sense of
“fortified house,” and many places in that country bear the name.
Amongst them the port of Agadir is the best
known. See E. Doutté, En tribu （Paris,
1914）, pp. 50ff. The other name of the island ible of his regaining
strength through contact with his mother Earth is dwelt on by Lucan with his usual
tedious prolixity. It is briefly alluded to by Ovid, Juvenal, and Statius. Antaeus is
said to have reigned in western Morocco, on the
Atlantic coast. Here a hillock was pointed out as his tomb, and the natives believed
that the removal of soil from the hillock would be immediately followed by rain, which
would not cease till the earth was