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AIAS or AEAS (Αἴας ὄρος, Ptol. 4.5.14; Plin. Nat. 6.29. s. 33), was a headland of the limestone range which separates Upper Egypt from the Red Sea. It was in the parallel of Thebes, and S. of the modern Koseir (Philoteras), in lat. 29 1/4. The district occupied by the Icthyophagi commenced a little to the north of the headland of Aias.


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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.29
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 4.5
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