.Ancient Sources

Sinai and Egypt


140. The (city) of Nikiu - (Zawiet Razin)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Hierocles, Synecdemos, 723:6-726:2 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Egypt, 23 cities under an Augustalis: Alexandria, Ermopolis, Menelaites, Metelis, Bouto, Kabasa, Sais, Naukratis, Andron, Nikiu, Xois, Phragonis, Pachnenunis,Diospolis, Sebennutos, Onuphis, Taua, Cleopatris, Kuno, Busiris, Oasis, Elearchia, Paralos.

No biblical text available
BYZANTINE ADMINISTRATIVE LISTS

Georgius Cyprius, 708-729 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Aegyptus Prima: Alexandria, Ermoupolis, Metelis, Costos, village of Psanis, village of Coprithis, Sais, Leontopolis, Naucratis, Andron, Nikiu, Zenonopolis, Paphna, Onouphis, Taua, Cleopatris, Mareotis, Menelaites, Skedia, Terenoutis, Sondra.


ICONOGRAPHIC PARALLELS

Tabula Peutingeriana
(4th cent. A.D.)
Niciu


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