Syene   - in ancient sources @

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  Syene   - a city in the far south of Egypt
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Aelian:NA_10.19   The inhabitants of Syene regard the Phagrus* as sacred,
OGIS_111   (152-145)   er of the garrison at Syene and defender of the (?)
OGIS_168   (115)   [in the vicinity of Syene] met him, having moved [f
Plin:HN_5.59   at the Ethiopian frontier, at Syene - that is the name
Plin:HN_6.177   they are reported, starting from Syene.
Plin:HN_6.182-184 *   reached was 870 miles from Syene; but nevertheless it was not
Plin:HN_6.196   the distance from MeroŽ to Syene is what we have stated
Plin:HN_6.209   run through MeroŽ and Syene, which gives 1875 miles.
Plin:HN_6.220   and the second passing through Syene in Egypt, with a 13-hour
Plin:HN_36.63   found in the neighbourhood of Syene in the Thebaid and in
Plin:HN_36.86   of the structure is of Syene granite, the great blocks of
Poseidon_75   size of the sun. Syene is located on [the tropic of] Can
Poseidon_78   owards the equator]; for Syene lies under the summer cours
SelPap_1.30   menoth 1[.], 6th indiction, at Syene. Aurelius Jacob,
SelPap_1.86   ustus and Imperator, . . ., at Syene. Aurelius Patermo

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