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[112] Ultimus orbis. So she calls Peloponnesus, either because she really fancied so, being ignorant of the true extent of the world, as Peloponnesus seemed to her to be at a vast distance from aegypt; or because, being surrounded by the sea, it appeared to be the boundary of that part of the world. It was in this last sense that the ancients called Britain, another world.

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