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e historian; then Arsinoë, a city with a harbour; next Leucolla, another harbour; then the promontory Pedalium, above which is a hill, rugged, lofty, and table-shaped, sacred to Venus; to this hill from Cleides are 680 stadia. Then to CitiumNear the present Larnaka. the navigation along the coast is for the greater part difficult and among bays. Citium has a close harbour. It is the birth-place of Zeno, the chief of the Stoic sect, and of Apollonius the physician. Thence to Berytus are 1500 stadia. Next is the city Amathus,Limasol. and between Citium and Berytus, a small city called Palæa, and a pap-shaped mountain, Olympus; then follows Curias,Cape Gata a promontory of a peninsular form, to which from ThroniCape Greg are 700 stadia; then the city Curium,Piscopia. with a harbour, founded by Argives. Here we may observe the negligence of the author, whether Hedylus, or whoever he was, of the elegiac lines which begin, We hinds, sacred to Phœbus, hither came in our swift co
is 1400 stadia. The Cleides are two small islands lying in front of Cyprus on the eastern side, at the distance of 700 stadia from the Pyramus.Dschehan-Tschai. The Acamas is a promontory with two paps, and upon it is a large forest. It is situated at the western part of the island, but extends towards the north, approaching very near Selinus in Cilicia Tracheia, for the passage across is only 1000 stadia; to Side in Pamphylia the passage is 1600 stadia, and to the Chelidoniæ (islands) 1900 stadia. The figure of the whole island is oblong, and in some places on the sides, which define its breadth, there are isthmuses. We shall describe the several parts of the island briefly, beginning from the point nearest to the continent. We have said before, that opposite to Anemyrium, a promontory of Cilicia Tracheia, is the extremity of Cyprus, namely, the promontory of Crommyon,Kormakiti. at the distance of 350 stadia. From the cape, keeping the island on the right hand, and
on the north by the extremities of Cilicia Tracheia, of Pamphylia, and of Lycia as far as the territory opposite to Rhodes; on the west, by the island of Rhodes; on the east, by the part of Cyprus near Paphos, and the Acamas; on the south, it unites with the Egyptian sea. The circumference of Cyprus is 3420 stadia, including the winding of the bays. Its length from CleidesThe Clides, off Cape Andrea. to the Acamas,Cape Arnauti. to a traveller on land proceeding from east to west, is 1400 stadia. The Cleides are two small islands lying in front of Cyprus on the eastern side, at the distance of 700 stadia from the Pyramus.Dschehan-Tschai. The Acamas is a promontory with two paps, and upon it is a large forest. It is situated at the western part of the island, but extends towards the north, approaching very near Selinus in Cilicia Tracheia, for the passage across is only 1000 stadia; to Side in Pamphylia the passage is 1600 stadia, and to the Chelidoniæ (islands) 1900 sta
aveller on land proceeding from east to west, is 1400 stadia. The Cleides are two small islands lying in front of Cyprus on the eastern side, at the distance of 700 stadia from the Pyramus.Dschehan-Tschai. The Acamas is a promontory with two paps, and upon it is a large forest. It is situated at the western part of the island, but extends towards the north, approaching very near Selinus in Cilicia Tracheia, for the passage across is only 1000 stadia; to Side in Pamphylia the passage is 1600 stadia, and to the Chelidoniæ (islands) 1900 stadia. The figure of the whole island is oblong, and in some places on the sides, which define its breadth, there are isthmuses. We shall describe the several parts of the island briefly, beginning from the point nearest to the continent. We have said before, that opposite to Anemyrium, a promontory of Cilicia Tracheia, is the extremity of Cyprus, namely, the promontory of Crommyon,Kormakiti. at the distance of 350 stadia. From the cape, ke