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Map of the Roman Empire - Nicephorium
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Ancient Nicephorium City fortress in northwest Mesopotamia (Syria) situated about 1 mile north of the Euphrates River. Nicephorium became an important frontier stronghold for the Roman Empire in the east, bordering the Parthian kingdom. Later during the time of the Persian Empire its name was Leontopolis and it was destroyed by the Persians in 542.
Nicephorium A fortified town of Mesopotamia, on the Euphrates, and due south of Edessa, built by order of Alexander the Great, and probably completed under Seleucus. It is identical with Callinicus. Still later it was called Leontopolis. - Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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