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NASCUS (Νάσκος, al. Μαόσκοπος μητρόπολις μητρόπολιρ), an inland city of Arabia Felix, in long. 81° 15′, lat. 20° 40′ of Ptolemy. (Ptol. 6.7.35.) Mr. Forster takes it to be Nessa of Pliny, the chief town of the Amathei, who occupied the present district of Yemâma. (Geography of Arabia, vol. ii. pp. 266, 267.)


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