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Arabicus Sinus/Erythr(ae)um/Rubrum Mare

Creators: D.T. Potts
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Perry Scalfano, R. Talbert, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jan 13, 2016 04:07 PM History
Arabicus Sinus/Erythr(ae)um/Rubrum Mare (The Red Sea) is an inlet of the Indian Ocean located between Africa and Asia.

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Place Tiran Island by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jul 26, 2013 07:38 PM
Tiran (Arabic: جزيرة تيران‎ Jazīrat Tīrān) is an island located in the Straits of Tiran, which separate the Red Sea from the Gulf of Aqaba.
Place Sanafir Island by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jul 26, 2013 07:37 PM
An island in the Red Sea to the east of Tiran island.
Place Clysma by A. Bernand — last modified May 20, 2013 03:38 PM
Clysma as an ancient port at the northern end of the Gulf of Suez.
Place Heroopoliticus Sinus by D.F. Graf — last modified Jul 19, 2013 02:22 PM
Heroopoliticus Sinus (The Gulf of Suez)
Place Devade Islands by D.T. Potts — last modified Mar 08, 2015 04:48 PM
The modern Farasan Islands.
Place Myos Hormos? by T. Wilfong — last modified Mar 22, 2013 04:10 PM
Myos Hormos was a port on the Red Sea built by the Ptolemies in the third century BC.
Place Chelonitis (island) by D.T. Potts — last modified Mar 08, 2015 04:51 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 4 B2 Chelonitis Ins.
Place Malichou islands by D.T. Potts — last modified Jan 17, 2015 04:43 PM
A group of 10 major volcanic islands located in the Red Sea.
Place Aelaniticus Sinus by D.F. Graf — last modified Mar 05, 2015 11:32 PM
The Gulf of Aqaba.
Place Alalaiou (islands) by D.T. Potts — last modified Feb 21, 2016 09:27 AM
Alalaiou Inss., the modern Dahlak Archipelago in the Red Sea, comprised of 126 islands.
Place Adoulitikos Kolpos by D.T. Potts — last modified Jul 19, 2013 02:42 PM
Adoulitikos Kolpos (The Gulf of Zula)
Place Aualites Sinus by D.T. Potts — last modified Jul 21, 2013 09:29 AM
Aualites Sinus (The Gulf of Aden).
Place Ptolemais Theron by D.T. Potts — last modified May 21, 2013 12:51 PM
Ptolemais Theron was an ancient marketplace on the Red Sea, the precise location of which is now unknown.
Place Camarum (island) by D.T. Potts — last modified Jan 17, 2015 12:38 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 4 B2 Camarum Ins.
Place Adouli by D.T. Potts — last modified Mar 08, 2015 08:48 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 4 A2 Adouli
Place Lepte Akra by T. Wilfong — last modified Jul 15, 2013 12:13 AM
Lepte Akra (Cape Banas, Egypt (رأس بناس))
Place Exusta/Katakekaumene Inss. by D.T. Potts — last modified Jan 17, 2015 04:44 PM
Exusta/Katakekaumene Inss. are a group of islands located in the Red Sea. The ancient names Exusta and Katakekaumene refer to the volcanic nature of these islands, one of which is identifiable as the modern Jabal al-Tair Island.
Place Aelana/Aila by D.F. Graf — last modified Mar 05, 2015 11:29 PM
The city of Aqaba on the Red Sea.
Place Sinai by D.F. Graf — last modified Feb 23, 2015 08:26 PM
The Sinai Peninsula is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea to the south.

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 A1/E2 Arabicus Sinus/Erythr(ae)um/Rubrum Mare

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: large section of the Indian Ocean, including the Persian Gulf and Red Sea

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Potts, D.. "Places: 39290 (Arabicus Sinus/Erythr(ae)um/Rubrum Mare)". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/39290> [Accessed: June 29, 2016 2:04 pm]

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