, Ptol. 7.4.4
), a gulf which Ptolemy places on the SW. side of the island of Taprobane or Ceylon.
No such gulf can now be traced upon the outline of this island; and there would seem to be some confusion between the gulf and a sea to which the geographer gives the same name of Πρασώδης,
and which he makes extend along the parallel between the island of Menuthias (Zanzibar?
) and the Gulf of Siam