Meroe   - in ancient sources @

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  Meroe   - a city in Nubia
Wikipedia entry
[Longin]:Subl_26   the name of which is Meroë." ** You see, friend, how
AnthPal_10.3   ourself there, when dead, from Meroē. Let it not vex
Oros_1.2   its midst the island called MeroŽ; finally, bending to the north,
Plin:HN_5.53   most famous of these islands, MeroŽ, the left-hand channel is called
Plin:HN_6.177   from Syene as far as MeroŽ are not Ethiopian but Arabian
Plin:HN_6.180-185 *   town called Epis, opposite to MeroŽ, which had been destroyed before
Plin:HN_6.189-193 *   [189] After MeroŽ all the region is bounded
Plin:HN_6.196   distance from the ocean to MeroŽ is 625 miles and that
Plin:HN_6.209   making the measurement run through MeroŽ and Syene, which gives 1875
Plin:HN_6.220   running through the island of MeroŽ and Ptolemais, built on the
Plin:HN_37.55   Mercury and the island of MeroŽ, and stated that the specimens
PsCallisth_3.18   greetings to Queen Candace in Meroë and to the ruler

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