Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Acroceraunia
ACROCERAUNIA, in Ancient Geography, a promon tory in the N.W. of Epirus, which terminates the Montes Ceraunii, a range that runs S.E. from the promontory along the coast for a number of miles, and is supposed to have derived its name from being often struck withjight- ning. The cape (now called Glossa by the Greeks, and Lin- guetta by the Italians) is in lat. 40 25 1ST.