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ARABIAE and ARABICUS MONS (τῆς Ἀραβίης, τὸ Ἀράβιον ὀ̂ρος : Jebel Mokattem, &c.), the name given by Herodotus (2.8) to the range of mountains which form the eastern border of the [p. 1.182]Nile-valley, and separated it from the part of Arabia W. of the Arabian Gulf. The range on the west side towards Libya he names, in the same way, Libyci Montes. [AEGYPTUS]


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