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BAUTES, BAUTIS, or BAUTISUS (Βαύτης, Βαύτισος: Hoang-ho or Yellow River), one of the two chief rivers of SERICA rising, according to Ptolemy, from three sources, one in the Casii M., another in the Ottocorras MX, and a third in the Emodi M.; and flowing into the country of the Sinae. (Ptol. 6.16.3; Amm. Marc. 23.6.) The three sources of Ptolemy have not been identified with any certainty.


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    • Ammianus Marcellinus, Rerum Gestarum, 23.6
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