) or Pyrenaei Montes
(τὰ Πυρηναῖα ὄρη
). The Pyrenees; a range of mountains extending
from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, and forming the boundary between Gaul and Spain. The
length of these mountains is about 270 miles in a straight line; their breadth varies from
about 40 miles to 20; their greatest height is between 11,000 and 12,000 feet. The
continuation of the mountains along the Maré Cantabricum was called Saltus
Vasconum, and still farther west Mons Vindius or Vinnius.