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ASPIS (Ἀσπίς; Marsa Zaffran), a town and promontory of N. Africa, on the coast of the Great Syrtis, with the best harbour in the Syrtis, 600 stadia N. of Turris Euphrantis near the bottom of the Syrtis. (Strab. xvii. p.836; Beechey, p. 140; Barth, p. 369).


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