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BAZIUM (Βάζιον ἄκρον, Ptol. 4.5.8), a pro montory which formed the southern extremity of Foul Bay (Sinus Immundus), and appears to be the modern Ras el Naschef. It was in lat. 24° 5′ N., in the Regio Troglodytica, and was the northernmost projection of Aethiopia Proper on the coast of the Red Sea.


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    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 4.5
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