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MARIAMA (Μαριάμα), an inland city of Arabia, mentioned only by Ptolemy (6.15), who places it in long. 78° 10‘ and lat. 17° 10‘, and therefore not far south-east from his Baraba or Maraba metropolis [MARIABA 2]. Mannert (Geographie, pt. vi. vol.i p. 66) suggests its identity with Maribba, marked in Niebuhr's map towards the north-east of Yemen, which is, however, the name of a district, not of a town, its capital being named Arâm (Description de l'Arabie, p. 228); but this would not agree with the position above assigned to Mariaba Baramalacum. (Ritter, Erdkunde von Arabien, vol. i. p. 283.) [MARSYABAE]


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