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BEREGRA (Βέρεγρα: Eth. Beregranus), a town of Picenum, mentioned both by Pliny and Ptolemy among the places in the interior of that province. The latter reckons it one of the towns of the Praetutii, but we have no clue to its precise position. Cluverius would place it at Civitella di Tronto, about 10 miles N. of Teramo, which is at least a plausible conjecture. (Plin. Nat. 3.13. s. 18; Ptol. 3.1.58; Cluver. Ital. p. 746.) The Liber Coloniarum (p.259) mentions the “Veragranus ager” among those of Picenum, a name evidently corrupted from “Beregranus.” [E; H. B.]

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 3.13
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.1
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