, Strab. iii. pp. 141, 160; Ὄβουλκον
, Ptol. 2.4.11
, Steph. B. sub voce
s. v.), called by Pliny (3.1. s. 3
) Obulco Pontificense, a Roman municipium of Hispania Baetica, in the jurisdiction of Corduba, from which it was distant about 300 stadia according to Strabo (p. 160).
It had the privilege of a mint (Forez, Med.
ii. p. 494, iii. p. 101; Mionnet, Suppl.
i. p. 11; Sestini, p. 71; Gruter, Inscr.
pp. 105, 458; Muratori, p. 1052. 4).
It is commonly identified with Forcuna.
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