, or SAETABI (Σαίταβις, Strab. iii. p.160
), a town of the Contestani in Hispania Tarraconensis.
It was a Roman municilpium in the jurisdiction of Carthago (Murat. Inscr.
ii. p. 1183. 6), and had the surname of Augustanorum. (Plin. Nat. 3.3. s. 4
It lay upon an eminence (Sil. Ital. 3.372
) to the S. of the Sucro, and was famed for its flax and linen manufacture. (Plin. Nat. 19.2. s. 1
; Catull. 12.14, &c.) Now Jativa.
(Cf. Laborde, Itin.
i. p. 266; Marca, Hisp.
2.6. p. 118.)