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Panticapes (Samara) fl., a r. of the Na-vari, Sarmatiae, falling, according to Hero­dotus, into the Borysthenes, but more probably into the Danapris. Ingatez. Pantichium, I. a town of Bithynia, in Propontis, bet. Calchedon (15) and Li-byssa (22). Pantiki. II. a village ol Bithynia, on Bosporus Thracius, E. of Estia prom. Pantomatrium (Amphimatrium), a town on the N. coast of Crete, w. of Dium prom. Pantyene, a town of Carmania Deserta,

N. of Carmana.

Paxyasis fl., a r. of the Taulantii, in Illy, ria,/ailing into the Adriatic s. of Epidam-nus. Spirnilza.

Paxxani, a people on Mseotis pains, to­wards the Siraci.

Paos, a town of Arcadia, S.e. of Psophis, where Euphorian received the Dioscuri. Agio Anastasio.

Papa, i. q. Pampanis.

Paphara, a town of Cyrrhestica, in Syria.

Paphlagoxia, a country of Asia Minor, bounded N. by the Euxine, s. by Galatia (at Olympus w. and Halys fl. E.), w. by Bithynia, at Partlienius fl., or, according to some geographers, at Halys fl. Occu­pied first by Cappadocians (Leuco-Syri), and then, contemporaneously with their settlement in Mysia, Bithynia, and Pliry-gia, by Thracians. Named from Plialeg.

Paphos, capital of Cyprus, 8 m. w. from Palsepaphos, on the shore, within Zephy-rium prom. Founded by Agenor the Arca­dian, on his return from the siege of Troy. Restored by Augustus, after an earthquake, and named Augusta. Sacred to Venus. The locality of the punish­ment of Elymas, and of the conversion of Sergius Paulinus. Baffa.

Papia, i. q. Ticinum.

Papica prom., a pr. of Syrastrene, Ind., on Barygazenus sin.

Papinus m., a summit of the Apennines, in Gallia Cispadana, on Secies fl., E., below Pons Secies.

Papira, a town of the Tolistoboii, Galatia, bet. Vindia (32) and Ancyra (27).

Pappa, a town of Isauria, bet. Carallia and Isaura.

Pappua m., Africse, i. q. Thambes.

Papremis, JEgypti, i. q. Xois.

Papyrii castrum, a fortress of Cilicia Cam-pestris, near Tarsus.

Papyron pylae, a pass in the m. of Galeaditis, bet. Ramoth Gilead and Rabbath Am-mon.

, the monument of the Arca-

dians, who fell in battle against Cleomenes, bet. Gortys and Megalopolis. Paracaxda, i. q. Maracanda. Paracheloitis regio, the district of Acar-nania, watered, as the name imports, by Achelous fl. Parachoana, a town of Media Magna, E.

of Ecbatana.

Parachoatras m., m, of Susiana, sepa­rating it s. from Persis Prop. Par ad a (Phara), a town of Zeugitana, bet. Thapsus and Utica.

Paradisus (Triparadisus), a town of Syria, near the source of Orontes fl. Noted for its fine gardens. Paradisus fl., a r. of Cilicia Campestris.

Par^epaphytis, a district of Carmania, E. of the Soxote.

Par.etacene, I. the x. portion of Persis Prop. Its population was agricultural. II. a district of Sogdiana, E. of Sogdii m.

Pahtetoxium, a city of Libya JEgypti, on the Mediterranean, within Pythis prom., bet. Laodamantias portus and Apis, w. of Catabathmus Minor (80). Baretoun.

Paragon sin., a bay of Indicuin mare, at the entrance of Persicus sin.

Paralai ins., islands on the E. coast of Africa, s. of Azania.

Paralais, a maritime town of Lycaonia, near Iconium.

Paralia, a district of India e. Gangem, w. of Malanga.

Paralii (Enalii), "along the sea," a triba of Malienses, in Thessaly, along the coast bet. Larissa Cremaste and Sperchius fl.

Paralissum, i. q. PoroUssum.

Paralus, a town of Lower Egypt, w. of Sebennyticum ost.

Paran, vide Pharan.

Parantani, i. q. Carantani.

Parapiot^e (Parapiani), a people of India e. Gangem, bet. Sambus fl. and Sitto-cacis fl.

Parapomisus (Paraponisus) m., m. of Asia, a ridge of Taurus, dividing Bactria from Arachosia. Out of compliment to Alex­ander, the Macedonians called them Cau­casus.

Parapotamia, a district of Assyria, occupy­ing its s. extremity.

Parapotamii, " on the river," a town of Phocis, on Cephissus fl., 5 m. Nvw. from Chseronea. Destroyed by Xerxes. Pelesi.

Paras, " horsemen," the Scriptural name of Persia.

Parata (Pyretus, prim Hierasus) fl., a r. of Dacia, rising above Arcodabara, and falHng into the Danube below Netindava. PrvtA,

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