Abatos, also Abaton, was a rocky island in the Nile, Egypt near Philae, where the Egyptian priests alone were permitted to enter. Abatos was mentioned by both Seneca and Lucan. The name was later used by astronomers for a plateau on the moon Triton.
- Richard Talbert, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, (ISBN 0-691-03169-X), Map 80, inset.
- Smith, Sir William (1854). Dictionary of Greek and Roman geography. p. 18. Retrieved 22 November 2016.
- Seneca, Q. N. iv. 2
- Lucan, x.323
- egyptos.net (in French)
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