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TERENU´THIS (Τερενοῦθις, Not. Imp.), the modern Teraniek, a town in Lower Aegypt, was situated on the left bank of the Canopic arm of the Nile. At this point a pass through the hills conducted to the Natron Lakes, about 30 miles to the W. of the town. The people of Terenuthis farmed of the government a monopoly for collecting and exporting natron. [NITRIAE]. Ruins at the modern hamlet of Abou-BelIeu represent the ancient Terenuthis. (Sonnini, Voyages, vol. i. p. 228.)


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