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CU´RIAS (Κουρίας, Ptol. 5.14.2; Strab. xiv. p.683; Steph. B. sub voce Κυριακόν, Stadiasm. § § 286, 300: Capo Gavata or delle Gatte), the most S. point of Cyprus, forming a low and rounded excrescence, which resembles a peninsula rather than a promontory. The stags from Cilicia and Syria swam over to this fertile spot to enjoy the rich pastures. (Aelian, Nat. An. 5.56, 11.7; Maxim. Tyr. Diss. 12.3; Engel, Kypros, vol. i. p. 117.)


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