He made a new but faulty calculation of the circumference of the earth (240,000 stades).
For Narnia is only three hundred and fifty stades distant from Rome.
And it is about eighty stades distant from the city of Auximus, whose port it is.
The longer sides were 80, the shorter sides 15, stades in length.
The total length of the three sides will thus be nearly 10,000 stades.
He passed Rhaphia and encamped about ten stades from the enemy.
At the foot of the rock there was a park (paradisus) twelve stades in the circuit.
Strabo allows Media an extent of 4000 stades (500 miles) in length and breadth.
The circuit was 3,600 stades, and the depth in most places was fifty fathoms.
About fifty stades from that plain, in the middle of the isle, was a mountain.