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PRO´MONA (Πρώμονα, Appian, Illyr. 12, 2--5--28; Pent. Tab.; Geogr. Rav. 4.16), a town of the Liburni, situated on a hill, and, in addition to its natural defences strongly fortified. Octavianus, in the campaign of B.C. 34, surrounded it and the adjacent rocky heights with a wall for the space of 40 stadia, and defeating Teutimus, who had come to its relief, forced an entrance into the town, and obliged the enemy to evacuate the citadel. There is every reason to believe that Promona stood on the skirts of the craggy hills, which, with the neighbouring district, now bear the name of Promina. As the Peutinger Table places it on the road from Burnum to Salona, it must be looked for on the SW. side of the mountain of Promina, in the direction of Dernis. (Wilkinson, Dalmatia, vol. i. p. 206.)


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