A´BATOS a rocky island in the Nile, near Philae, which the priests alone were permitted to enter. (Senec. Q. N. 4.2; Lucan 10.323.)
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.