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Σίτιφα). Now Setif; a town in Mauretania on the borders of Numidia. It was a colony under the Romans, and when Mauretania Caesariensis was divided, Sitifis became the capital of the eastern province which was called after it Mauretania Sitifensis (Ptol.iv. 2, 34).

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    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 4.2
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