Mauretania - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a country in north-west Africa
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+ Mauretanian , Mauretanians , Mauretanias , Moorish , Moors
nians send envoys to Africa, Mauretania, and Macedonia, urging other
Bogus, king of Mauretania, goes on an expedition to the Western Ethio
Drusus maltreats visitors from Mauretania and Numidia.
at Rome by Bocchus, king of Mauretania, and over Sulla's seal depict
torius attempts to settle in Mauretania, and later on the island
the support of king Bogud in Mauretania, and goes off to the Balearic
Bocchus, king of Mauretania, attacks Carrinas, the governor of Spain.
hus drives out Bogud, and establishes himself as king of Mauretania.
Octavianus seizes control of Mauretania after the death of Bocchus.
resort to the houses of Moors when they fail to find any
them.  & In Mauretania leopards do not attack monke
] . And Juba of Mauretania,* the father of the boy
the manner of the natives of Mauretania. He tells in his
ting of leopards seems to be a Moorish practice. The peopl
they teach us. In Mauretania elephants are in the habit
ollowing accounts given by the Moors. Moreover the same
& The asses of Mauretania gallop at a very great speed
inventor, as Juba the Mauretanian says, was Phaenestius
whom Masinissa, king of Mauretania, made answer (as Ptole
in the blood of the Mauretanian lion, which Hadrian killed when
rom the city, a fleet of Mauretanians entered the harbour,
power of the Roman people. The Mauretanias were obtained
 Massinissa, king of the Moors, lived ninety years.
south and the southwest the Mauretanian Sea, and on the west
and the king of the Moors to rebellion. First he was
an army into Numidia and Mauretania, treated all the people as
manipulated with ease. When the Moors and Numidians had thus been
laid waste Africa and Mauretania. Caesarea, the most important
begins with the two called Mauretania, which down to the time
at the farthest point of Mauretania.
forces of Rome fought in Mauretania was in the principate of
overflow of the waters of Mauretania. They build their houses of
of at the frontier of Mauretania. Eastward of all of these
in a mountain of lower Mauretania not far from the Ocean,
hold sway over both the Mauretanias, and who is even more
of his kingdom of the Mauretanias as far as Gades and
inhabiting the border of Mauretania. One section of the
lies at the extremity of Mauretania, over against Mount Atlas, a
Hippos, Numidia, the two Mauretanias, the Atlantic Ocean, the
that in the forests of Mauretania, when the new moon is
agement of the conquered Moors, the subjugated Britons,
behind a small force in Mauretania, took advantage of a
rovince, but over the sea from Mauretania. By such behavio
from the ala I Thracum Mauretaniae to the roll of a
of the Numidians, Mauritanians and other adjoining
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