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Surnamed BASTIA (It. Anton. p. 402; Mentissa, Liv. 26.17; Μέντισα, Ptol. 2.6.59), a town of the Oretani in Hispania Tarraconensis, on the road from Carthago Nova to Castulo, and 22 Roman miles from Castulo. Pliny (3.3. s. 4) calls the inhabitants “Mentesani, qui et Oretani,” to distinguish them from the following.


A small state of the Bastuli, in “Hispania n Baetica.” ( “Mentesani, qui et Bastuli,” Plin. l.c.; Inscr. Gruter, p. 884, 2; Florez, Esp. Sagr. v. p. 24.)

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.3
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 26, 17
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 2.6
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