DERAE (Δέραι), a place in Messenia, where a battle was fought between the Messenians and Lacedaemonians in the second Messenian War. (Paus. 4.15.4.)
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.