Nile - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a river flowing through Egypt
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suffer heavy casualties while trying to cross the Nile near Memphis.
Antigonus invades Egypt, and advances as far as the Nile.
emaeus and Arsinoe visit the Nile Delta, and discuss the defence
ructs a canal between the delta of the river Nile and the Red Sea.
the obelisk of Necthebis down the Nile and erects it at Alexandria.
ucts two enormous ships, one for the sea and one for the river Nile.
Ptolemy is defeated and killed in a battle by the river Nile.
Caesar goes on a cruise up the river Nile with Cleopatra.
nor that where flows the Nile or the king's stream Choaspe
The river like the Nile rises in harvest- time and irrigat
Ptolemy crossed the Nile to visit the kings, upon who
her water from the river Nile, in order that his child mig
the Golden Stream — the Nile, which together with its bou
of Cecrops; even by the Nile & Is found at times a plant
scover the source of the Nile; and that he accustomed othe
feasting, & Such as the Nile, the king of flowing rivers,
ong as any ship sails down the Nile. Archedice also was
provided by the river Nile, the number of the cities,
c-stricken to the mouth of the Nile. Peace came : its leis
legend that the river Nile flowed for eleven days with
was discovered in the river Nile. [not in Ar.] Caesar
ninhabitable, unless the Nile were excluded) could not be
(115) stream where] the great god Nile wells up, and came
supposed to cause the Nile to flood in the summer."
ich causes the flooding of the Nile.  [223.K] & Strab_
the course of the river Nile, determined the places of
on a papyrus from the Nile and sealed it with a golden
on the overflow of the Nile and the cultivation of the
tes, which flow into the river Nile. The tradition is that
a city near the Nile on the streams of the ocean, (?)
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