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Περαία, i. e. “the country on the opposite side”). A general name for any district belonging to or closely connected with a country, from the main part of which it was separated by a sea or river.


The part of Palestine east of the Jordan.


Peraea Rhodiōrum, a district in the south of Caria, opposite to the island of Rhodes, and subject to the Rhodians, extending from Mount Phoenix on the west to the frontier of Lycia on the east.


Peraea Tenediōrum, a strip of the western coast of Mysia, near Adramyttium, one of the colonies of the Mitylenaeans.

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