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TAMNA (Τάμνα, Strab. xvi. p.768; Steph. B. sub voce Tamna, Plin. Nat. 6.28. s. 32; Θούμνα, Ptol. 6.7.37; Thomna, Plin. Nat. 12.14. s. 32: Eth. Ταμνίτης), a city of Arabia, and the chief town of the Cattabaneis (Catabani), according to Strabo, or of the Gebanitae, according to Pliny. It is described by Pliny as a large commercial town with 65 temples, to which caravans from Gaza in Palestine resorted. It is probably Saná, the present capital of Yemen.

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