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Berenice

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.J. Mattingly
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 23, 2023 04:38 PM History
Berenice was a coastal city of western Cyrenaica, located at modern Benghazi in Libya. Founded in the third century BCE, it replaced the earlier Greek colony of Eusperides, which had been centered a short distance to the northeast. Berenice was named in honor of Berenice of Cyrene, the queen of Ptolemy III Euergetes.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/373757

32.12452, 20.06425
  • Representative Locations:

settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 38 B1 Berenice

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Benghazi


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D.J. Mattingly, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Berenice: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/373757> [accessed: 20 July 2024]

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