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RHA´BDIUM (Π̓άβδιον, Procop. B. P. 2.19, de Aedif. 2.4), a strongly fortified height, in an inaccessible part of Mesopotamia, two days' journey from Dara in the direction of Persia. The works were placed on the brow of very steep rocks which overlook the surrounding country. Justinian added additional works to it. It has not been identified with any modern place.


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