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Apia, the early name of Peloponnesus; from Apis, son of Apollo, or from Apis, son of Telchin. Api* campus, a plain of Mysia, above Thebe

and Adramyttium, N. of Temnus m. Apiakium, a town of the Contestani, Tarra-

conens., bet. Salaria w. and Ibis E. apiates, a people of Novem Populana, w.

of the Bigerrones. About Accous. Apicilia, a town of the Carni, Venetia, on Tilavemptus Major fl., L., bet. Concordia (9) and Ad Undecim (10), on Via ./Emilia. Latisana.

Apidands fl., a river of Achaia, in Phthiotis, Thessal., rising near Xynias lac., and fall­ing into Peneus fl. at Phacium. Vlacho loni. Apilas fl., a r. of Pieria, Macedonia, falling

into Thermaicus sin. at Heracleium. Apina, a town of the Monades, Apulia, to­wards Arpi. Apira (Aparisdocome), a town of Phrygia


Apis, I. a town of Cyrenaica, on the coast bet. Euschoenus and Diarrhose. II. of Lower Egypt, on Mareotis palus, s. III. of Libya JEgypti, 5 m. w. from Pareeto-nium. According to Scylax, the w. boun­dary of Egypt. Apo, a town of the Albocenses, Dacia, on

Apus fl.

Apobatana, i. q. Ecbatana Mediae. Apobathmi, a place of Argolis, onArgolicus sin., near Anigraa, where Danaus first landed.

Apobathra, a point on the coast, near Sestos, where Xerxes' ship struck against the ice.

Apocopa m. (PoinffltheJJn), I. a m. of India i. Gangem, N.k. of Canthy sin. II. the coast of Azania, ^Ethiopia. Apocremnus prom. (Hypocremnus), a prom, of Ionia, at Chytrinm, opposite Drymusa ins. Esomeno. Apodoti, a people of ^Itolia, occupying the

country s. of Evenus fl. Apollinajuum, a town of the Helvii, Nar-

bonensis. Aubenas.

Afollinis prom., a pr. of Mauritania Caesar., E. of Chinalaph fl. C. Mostagan. II. Minor civitas, a town of Thebais, on the Nile, L., bet. Lycopolis and Hypsele. Apollinopolis magna (Apollinos Supe­rior), I. a town of Thebais, on the Nile, L., bet. Hieracanpolis andContra-Toum. The inhabitants were great enemies to croco­diles. Edfu. II. Parva, postea Maxi-mianopoh's ? a town of Thebais, on the Nile, R., bet. Coptos and Thebae. Apollonia, I. a town of the Apodoti, JEto-

lia, N.w. of Potidania. II. capital of Apol-loniatis Assyr., on Physcus fl., S.e. of Dara. III. Albanum, i. q. Heraclea-Albaca. IV. of Chalcidice, in Macedonia, on the EgnatiaVia, bet. Heraclea(ll) and Bromiscus (11). Pollina. V. of Crete, on the N. coast, bet. Cytasum and Gnossus. Near Candia. VI. postea Sozusa, of Cy­renaica, 10 m. N.e. from Cyrene. Marza Susa. VII. a town on one of Echinades ins. VIII. of Judsea, bet. Assur N. and Joppa s. Orsuf. IX. Ad rhyndacdm, of Mysia, on a peninsula at the N.w. ex­tremity of Apolloniates lac. Abulliona. X. of Mysia, near Assus. XI. prius Mar-gium, of Phrygia Magna, bet. Apamea Cibotus (24) and Antiochia ad Pisidiam. Ketsi Bourlu. XII. of Pisidia, 24 m. E. from Apamea. Sandakleh. XIII. of Si­cily, bet. Calacta and Aluntium. XIV. of Siphnos ins., on the E. coast. Castro.

XV. of the Taulantii, Illyria, on Mas fl., R., about 7 m. from its mouth. A Corcyrian colony, celebrated for its laws and its cul­tivation of literature, especially the Greek, which Augustus studied here. Polina.

XVI. postea Sozopolis, of the Odrysss, Thrace, on the Euxine, s. of Anchialus. A Milesian settlement. Siseboli. XVII. of the Sapsei, Thrace, on the Strymonicus sin., bet. Acontisma and the mouth of Nestns fl. XVIII. surnamed Macrobia, on the site of Acrothoos. The inhabitants were said to live longer than other men.

Apollonias, I. prius Thynias, an isl. of Bithynia, in the Euxine, 3 m. E. from Rhoe. II. an isl. of Lycia. III. a town of Apollonias ins., Bithynia.

Apollonis (Apollonoshieron), I. a town of Lydia, s. of Hiera Csesarea, 37i m. from Pergamum. Bullene. II. a town of Crete.

Apolloniatis, I. a district of Assyria, bet. Chalonitis and Sittacene. Arioch. II. a lake of Mysia, on the borders of Bithynia, principally formed by Rhyndacus fl. Late Abulliona.

Apollonieis, a demus of Attica, of the tribe Acamantis.

Apollonidm prom. (Pulchrum), a pr. of Zeugitana, at the N. entrance of Cartha-ginensis sin.

Apoilonoshieron, Lydias, i. q. Apollonis.

Apologus, a town of Characene, Babylonia, on one of the artificial issues of the Eu­phrates, w. of Charax.

Aponi fons (Aquae Patavinse), baths of Ve­netia, 6 m. s.w. from Patavium, whose waters, besides being considered to cure " without pain," were reputed prophetic. The birth-place of Livy. Sagni d'Abano.

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