, Hdt. 4.169
), a harbour of Marmarica, situated to the W. of Paraetonium (Strab. i. p.40
, xvii. p. 838), and a day's voyage from Petras. (Scylax, 107, d.) Here, according to legend, the hero Menelaus landed (Hdt. 2.119
); and it was the place where Agesilaus died in his march from the Nile to Cyrene, B.C. 361. (Corn. Nep. Ages. 8
.) Its position must be sought on the coast of the Wady Daphnéh,
near the Râs-al-Milhr.
(Pacho, Voyage dans la Marmaique,