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Abrotŏnum

Ἀβρότονον). An African coasttown lying between the Syrtes. It was founded by the Phœnicians, and subsequently became a Roman colony. It was also called Neapŏlis; and with Oea and Leptis Magna formed the so-called African Tripolis (Pliny H. N. v. 4).

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.4
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