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Ceraunii Montes

τὰ Κεραύνια ὄρη). The modern Khimara; a range of mountains extending from the frontier of Illyricum along the coast of Epirus, derived their name from the frequent thunder-storms which occurred among them (κεραυνός). These mountains made the coast of Epirus dangerous to ships. They were also called Acroceraunia, though this name was properly applied to the promontory separating the Adriatic and Ionian seas. The inhabitants of these mountains were called Ceraunii.

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