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MARDYE´NE

MARDYE´NE (Μαρδυηνή, Ptol. 6.4.3), a district of ancient Persis, which, according to Ptolemy, extended to the sea-coast. The name is probably derived from some of the far extended nomade tribes of the Mardi or Amardi. (Hdt. 1.125; Strab. xi. p.524.)

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