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ARAE SESTIA´NAE (Σηστίου Βωμοί ά̀κρον), three altars erected in honour of Augustus on a promontory near the NW. extremity of Spain. Pliny (4.20. s. 34) and Ptolemy (2.6.3) place the headland a little N. of Nerium Pr. (C. Finisterre), which would correspond to C. Villano; Mela (3.1.9) carries it further eastward; the former is the more probable position.


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 4.20
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.6
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