MELIBOCUS (τὸΜηλίβοκονὄρος), a mountain in the interior of Germany, above the Semanus Silva. (Ptol. 2.11.7.)
There can be little doubt that Melibocus is the ancient name for the Harz mountain, or the Thüringer wald, or for both. [L.S]
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.