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Gallia Cisalpina, at the Alps, w. by Gal-lia, at the Rhine, E. by Noricum, at (Enus fl. It was formed by Dioclesian into two provinces, Rhaetia Propria, and Vindelicia. Tyrol and E. Switzerland. Rh.etius m., m. on the w. coast of Corsica,

about Urcinium. Monte Rvsso. Rh^exus, a port of Cilicia Campestris, at

the mouth of Sarus fl. Rhaga, a town of Pentapolis Cyrenairae,

N.e. of Ptolemais. Rhagiana, a town of Arachosia, N. of


Rham.e, a town of the Odrysse, in Thrace, on Harpessus fl., bet. Castra Zarba and Burdextium.

Rhamanitj! (Manaritse, Anariti), I. a people of Arabia Felix, on Persicus sin., w.N.w. of Naumachaeorum prom. II. of Arabia Felix, towards Arabicus sin., s. of the Elisari.

Rhamm.e, a people of Gedrosia, w. of Arbi-tius m., above the Oritie and Arbitse.

Rhamx^, a people of India i. Gangem, about Namadus fl., towards its source.

Rhamnus, I. a demus of Attica, of the tribe Mantis, on the ^gean, 8 m. N. of Marathon. Here was a temple of Nemesis, in which was the statue of the goddess by Phidias. Named from the plant rhamnus. The birth-place of the orator Antipho. Vrceo Castro, II. a town on the w. coast of Crete, bet. Chersonesus and Inacho-rium. Stomio.

Rhanics, a town of Crete, N.e. of Hiera-pytna. Boucaca.

Rhapses, a people of Persis Prop., E. of the Messabatos.

Rhathini, a people of Arabia Felix, N.w. of the Homeritae. Beni Jerha.

Rhatostathibius fl., a r. of the Silures, falling into Sabrina ^Sstuar., w. of Isca Silurum. Tav.

Rhaunati, a port of Arabia Felix, on Ara­bicus sin., s. Hank-Krue.

Rhaus^e, a people of Tenesis, in ^Ethiopia, s.w. of Avalites.

Rhebas (Rhesus) fl., a r. of Bithynia, fall­ing into the Euxine, 12} m. from Estia prom. Ruva.

Rheda, a town of Arabia Felix. Rodda.

Rhedintuinum, a town of the Batini, Germ., on Albis fl., L., N.e. of Marobu-dum.

Rheginum prom., a pr. of Bruttium, at Rhegium. According to Thucydides, the nearest point to Sicily. Capo Pittaro.

Rhegium, prius Recion, a city of Bruttium, on Siculum Fretum, at Rheginm prom., bet. Scylleeum (13) and Leucopetra, on

Via Aquilia. An Auruncian town, en­larged by Zanclean, Chalcidian, and Mes-senian col. 700 B.c. Traditionally named from the earthquake that separated Sicily from the continent. Destroyed by Dio-nysius; restored by Dionysius the Younger, and called by him Phsetra. A col. of Au­gustus, as Colonia Julia. The birth-place of the historians Theagines, Hyppis, Bu-tera, Glaucus; of the poet Ibycus; of Py­thagoras the statuary, &c. Regyio. Rhegma lac., I. a salt lake or bay of the Mediterranean, formerly at the mouth of Cydnus fl., in Cilicia. Now a marsh, 7 m. from the sea. II. a town of Arabia Felix, on Persicus sin., s. of Solis prom., E. of Gerrha. Rheimia, a town of Trachonitis, N.w. of

Canatha. Rheithron portus, a haven of Ithaca ins.,

N. of Phorcys portus. Balhy. Rheiti, salt springs or ponds of Attica, on the w. coast of Attica, near Thria. Sa­cred to Ceres and Proserpine. Rheitum prom., a headland of Corinthia,

on Saronicus sin., w. of Bucephalus. Rhenus fl., I. a r. of Europe, rising in Adula m., on the confines of Gaul, to­wards the source of the Rhone, and, after separating Gaul from Rhsetia and Ger-mania Magna, falling into Germanicus oc. by three mouths (Helium ostium s., Flevus fl. N., and Rhenus Prop.), below Manaritium. Rhine. II. (Rigonus, sur-named Bononiensis), of Gallia Cispadan., falling into Vatrenus fl. below its junc­tion with Lavinius fl. Noted for its reeds, which were much used for arrows. In an island of this river, 2 m. w. of Bo-nonia (hence called Triumvirorum insula), occurred the meeting of the Second Tri­umvirate, 45 B.c. Reno. Rhescipha, a town of Tingene, Mes., on the Euphrates, bet. Phatusa and Thilutha. Elersi. Rhesus fl., a r. of Troas, falling into Gra-

nicus fl.

Rhetico m., a range of mountains in Ger-mania Magna, extending E.s.e. from the Rhine, over against Bonna. Rothhaarge-Mrge.

Rheuca (Celadussa, Artemis) ins., an isl. of the jEgean, 4 m- w« from Delos, to which Polycrates is said to have fastened it with a chain. The burial-place of the Delians. Sdili. Rheucajlani (Rheucacalci), a people of

Sarmatia E., above the Chuni. Rheodigni, a maritime tribe of Vindili, Germ., bet. the Viruni w. and the Sideni E.

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