(Avien. Or. Marit. 291; Ἀργυροῦν ῎ορος
, Strab. iii. p.148
), that part of M. OROSPEDA
in the S. of Spain in which the Baetis took its rise; so called from its silver mines. (Comp. Steph. B. sub voce Ταρτησσός; Paus. 6.19
) Bochart (Phaley.
1.34, p. 601) agrees with Strabo in supposing that the word Orospeda had the same sense as argentarius.