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ARCHANDROTPOLIS (Ἀρχάνδρου πόλις, Hdt. 2.97, 98; Steph. B. sub voce: Eth. Ἀρχανδροπολίτης), a city in Lower Egypt, between Naucratis and Sais, which derived its name, according to Herodotus, from Archandros of This, the father-in-law of Danaus. He observes that Archandros is not an Egyptian appellation. [ANDROPOLIS]


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.97
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