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ARDANIS or ARDANIA (Ἀρδανίς ἄκπα, Ptol. 4.5.2; Peripl.; Ἀρδανία, Strab. i. p.40, corrupted into Ἀρδανάξης, xvii. p. 838: Ras-al-Milhr), a low promontory, with a roadstead, on the N. coast of Africa, in that part of Marmarica which belonged to Cyrene, between Petra Magna and Menelaus Portus; at the point where the coast suddenly falls off to the S. before the commencement of the Catabathmus Magnus.


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