Places of Section 10

The Sinai Desert and Egypt

149. Xois - (Sakha)

Three towers and one gate.


Province of Egypt, under an Augustalis, 23 cities: Alexandria, Ermopolis, Menelaites, Metelis, Bouto, Kabasa, Sais, Naukratis, Andron, Nikiu, Xois, Phragonis, Pachnenunis,Diospolis, Sebennutos, Onuphis, Taua, Cleopatris, Kuno, Busiris, Oasis, Elearchia, Paralos. (Hierocles, Synecdemos, 723:6-726:2)

Map Section 10 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: The luxuriant fields of the Nile Delta.

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