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MANDRUS MONS

MANDRUS MONS (τὸ Μάδρον, Μάνδρου ὄρος), one of the chief mountains of Libya, from whence flow all the streams from Salathus to Massa; the middle of the mountain has a position of 14° E. long. and 19° N. lat., assigned to it by Ptolemy (4.6.8). Afterwards (§ 14) he describes the river Nigeir as uniting, or yoking together (ἐπιζευγνύων), Mount Mandrus with Mount Thala. [NIGEIR] (Comp. London Geogr. Journ. vol. ii. p. 19; Donkin, Dissertation on the Niger, p. 81.) Ptolemy (§ 17) places the following tribes in the neighbourhood of this mountain: the RABII (Π̓άβιοι), the MALCOAE (Μαλκόαι), and the MANDORI (Μάνδοροι

[E.B.J]

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