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Eth. ARU´CI (Ἀροὐκι).


A city of the Celtici, in Hispania Baetica, in the neighbourhood of Arundax and Acinipo, in the conventus of Hispalis; identified by inscriptions with Aroche. (Ptol. 2.4.15; Plin. Nat. 3.1. s. 3, where Sillig gives the true reading from one of the best MSS.; others have Aruti, Arunci, Arungi, in fact the copyists seem to have confounded the consecutive words Arunda and Aruci: Florez, Esp. S. ix. p. 120; Gruter, p. 46; Ukert, 2.1. p. 382.)--2. (Moura), a city of Lusitania, 30 M. P. E. of Pax Julia. (It. Ant. p. 427). [P.S]

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.1
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.4
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