or EUPHRANTAS TURRIS
, Strab. xvii. p.836
; Εὐφράντα πύρλος
, Ptol. 4.3.14
, Stadiasm. p. 452: Kasr-Safran
, Ru.), a fortress, and apparently also a town, near the bottom of the Great Syrtis.
According to Strabo, it was the boundary between the Carthaginian territory and the dominions of the Ptolemies. Adjacent to it was a good harbour, the only one on this part of the coast.
By this and other circumstances noticed by the ancients, it is identified with Kasr-Safran,
where are still to be seen the large ruins of a tower of massive masonry. (Della Cella, p. 50; Barth. pp. 340, 369.)