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ARTANISSA (Ἀ̔ρτάνισσα Telawe?), a city of Iberia, in Asia, between the Cyrus and M. Caucasus (Ptol. 5.1 § 3). It was one of Ptolemy's points of recorded astronomical observations, having the longest day 15 hrs. 25 min., and being one hour E. of Alexandria (8.19.5).


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