.Ancient Sources

Sinai and Egypt


148.. Sebennytic (Arm)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Herodotus, Historiae II:17 (5th cent. B.C.)
But the direct channel of the Nile, when the river in its downward course reaches the sharp point of the Delta, flows thereafter clean through the middle of the Delta into the sea; in this is seen the greatest and most famous part of its waters, and it is called the Sebennytic mouth.

No biblical text available

ICONOGRAPHIC PARALLELS

Tabula Peutingeriana
(4th cent. A.D.)
The Nile Delta


Map Section 10 Place Discussion

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