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CA´NDIDUM PROMONTORIUM (Ras-el-Abiad, C. Blanco: all three names meaning White). a lofty headland of chalk and limestone, on the N. coast of Zeugitana in Africa, N. of Hippo Regius, and forming the W. headland of the Sinus Hipponensis. (Mela, 1.7.2; Plin. Nat. 5.4. s. 3; Solin. 27; Shaw, Travels in Barbary, p. 74, 2d ed.) Shaw takes it for Livy's PULCHRUM PROMONTORIUM, where Scipio landed; but that headland is the same as the APOLLINIS PROMONTORIUM


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 5.4
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