Nisibis - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a city on the border betwee Syria and Assyria
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lis, Nicephorium, Nicopolis, Nisibis, Pella, Rhagae, and Seleuceia-on
Antiochus stops for the winter at Antiocheia in Mygdonia.
Lucullus withdraws to Nisibis, which he starts to besiege.
Lucullus captures Nisibis.
dius encourages disaffection in the Roman army stationed at Nisibis.
In Mesopotamia, Nisibis was captured by the same Lucull
itene to Mesopotamia, and took Nisibis, along with the kin
rinceps. Moreover, Nisibis was thrice besieged by the Pers
ed, with the result that Nisibis and part of Mesopotamia
esopotamia and capturing Nisibis along with the brother
and there stormed and captured Nisibis, a city which was then
the Persians the town of Nisibis and a part of Upper
Its towns are Alexandria and Antiochia, the native name for which
called the Orroei and Mandani, Antioch, which was founded by Nicanor
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