, Steph. B. sub voce
Rhoda, Mela, 2.6; Liv. 34.8
, Strab. xiv. p.654
; Eustath. ad Dion. Per
. 504; called by Ptol. 2.6.20
, where we should probably read Ῥόδη πόλις
), a Greek emporium on the coast of the Indigetae in Hispania Tarraconensis, founded according to Strabo (l.c.
) by the Rhodians, and subsequently taken possession of by the Massiliots.
It is the modern Rosas;
but tradition says that the old town lay towards the headland at San Pedro de Roda.
(Ford, Handbook of Spain,
p. 249; comp. Meurs. Rhod.
1.28; Marca, Hisp.
2.18; Martin, Hist. des Gaules,
p. 218; Florez, Med.
iii. p. 114; Mionnet, i. p. 148.)