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MELLA´RIA

MELLA´RIA


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Μελλαρία, Plut. Sert. 12; Mellaria, Mela, 2.6.9; Plin. Nat. 3.1. s. 3; It. Anton. p. 407; Geogr. Ray. 4.12 ; Μενλαρία, Strab. iii. p.140, in Kramer's ed., the old edd. have Μελλαρία; also Μενλαρία, Marcian, p. 39; Μενραλία, Ptol. 2.4.6; Μηλαρία, Steph. B. sub voce Βῆλος), a town of the Bastuli (Ptol. l.c.), on the road between Calpe and Belon (It. Anton. l.c.), possessing establishments for salting fish (Strab. l.c.). It probably stood between Tarifa and Val de Vacca, or was on the site of Val de Vacca itself. (Mém. de l'Acad. des Inscr. xxx. p. 107 ; Philos. Transactions, xxx. p. 920.)


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A town in the interior of Hispania Baetica, belonging to the conventus Cordubensis, and on the road from Corduba to Emerita, probably the modern Fuente de la Ovejuna. (Plin. Nat. 3.1. s. 3; It. Anton. p. 415, with Wesseling's note; Gruter, Inscr. p. 321. 10; Morales, Ant. p. 19; Florez, Esp. Sagr. ix. p. 20.)

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