TANATIS according to Solinus (100.12), an island in the neighbourhood of Britain.
It is undoubtedly the same which Beda (Hist. Eccl. 1.25) calls Tanatos, and which still bears the name of Thanet. [T.H.D]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.