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Nilus (river)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Bernand
Contributors: Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, R. Talbert, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Sep 27, 2016 04:56 PM History
The Nile is a major river of northeastern Africa and is generally acknowledged as the longest river in the world, measuring some 6,650 km (4,130 miles) from source to mouth.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/727172

19.2114087667, 30.5673296333
  • Neilos (Ancient Greek, 540 BC - AD 640)
  • Νεῖλος (Neilos: Ancient Greek, 750 BC - 550 BC)
  • Nil (German, 2000 BC - AD 2000)
  • Nile (English, AD 1918 - AD 2000)
  • Nile river (English, modern)
  • Nilus (Latin, 550 BC - AD 640)
  • an-Nīl (Modern Standard Arabic, 6000 BC - AD 2000)

river, drainage

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 74 E4 Nilus fl.


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A. Bernand, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, R. Talbert, B. Siewert-Mayer, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Nilus (river): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/727172> [accessed: 24 January 2018]

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