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Monoeci Portus

also Herculis Monoeci Portus. The modern Monaco; a port-town on the coast of Liguria, founded by the Massilians, was situated on a promontory (hence the arx Monoeci of Vergil), and possessed a temple of Hercules Monoecus, from whom the place derived its name (Verg. Aen. vi. 801).

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