). A lofty mountain in the most southern
parts of Spain, opposite to Mount Abyla on the African coast. These two mountains were called
the Pillars of Hercules. Calpé is now called Gibraltar, from the Arabic Gebel
Tarik—i. e. “mountain of Tarik,” Tarik being the Moorish general
who first led the Moors into Spain, A.D. 710.