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Berenice Epideires
also called "Berenice upon the Neck of Land"

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  1. was a town on the west shore of the Red Sea, near the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, in the modern-day country of Djibouti

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  2. Greek: Βερενίκη ἐπὶ Δειρῆς, Steph. B. s. v.; Strabo xvi. pp. 769, 773; Mela, iii. 8; Plin. vi. 34; Ptol. viii. 16. § 12

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  3. Its position on a sandy spit or promontory of land was the cause of its distinctive appellation

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  4. Some authorities, however, attribute the name to the neighborhood of a more considerable town named Deire (or Deira)

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  5. 12.483,35.467

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  6. but the precise situation of the latter is unknown

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