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SAPIRI´NE (Plin. Nat. 6.29. s. 33.; Σαππειρήνη Σασπειρήνη νῆσος, Ptol. 4.5.77; Σαπφειρηνή, Steph. B. sub voce an island in the Arabian gulf, NE. of Myos Hormos and S. of the promontory Pharan, from which sapphires were obtained according to. Stephanus. Now Sheduan.

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 6.29
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 4.5
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