Browse Items (49 total)

memphis.jpg
Memphis, now called Cairo, is the royal capital of the Egyptians. As Diodorus Siculus attests in the second book of the Histories, Ogelous, king of the Egyptians, founded it, and it was named Memphis after his daughter. Its circumference is one…

Damascus.png
Damascus is the principal city of Assyria, and as they say it seems to be the most ancient metropolis of nearly all the cities of Asia. The sacred texts recount that the servants of Abraham established it. It is situated on a plain, having fields…

Sparta.jpg
Lacedaemonia was a city in Lycaonia, which is a province in Achaia, or the Peloponnese, founded by the Lacedaemon, son of Jupiter and Taygete. From it this region of Greece took its name. The same city was also called by another name, Sparta, though…

Cairo.jpg
Memphis, now called Cairo, is the royal capital of the Egyptians. As Diodorus Siculus attests in the second book of the Histories, Ogelous, king of the Egyptians, founded it, and it was named Memphis after his daughter. Its circumference is one…

Mainz.JPG
Mainz is the metropolitan city of Germany; Carinus in his Chronicles relates that it had its beginning and name from Maguntius, a certain Trojan, at the time of the destruction of Troy. This city is in the Belgian region of Germany and touches the…

Tiberias.png
This city, in ancient times called Zenereth and elsewhere Cynaroth, is located on the shores of the sea called Tiberias, between east and south, about two leagues distant from Mt. Bethulia where Judith killed Holofernes. Later it was restored by…

Genoa.JPG
Genoa, mistress and queen of the Ligurians, and also called Janua, is a very renowned city in Italy, situated on the shores of the Ligurian Gulf. Some say it was founded by a certain Fenuus, son of King Saturn, and was named after him. Others, such…

London.JPG
Brutus, when he had chosen a dwelling place for himself in Britannia or Anglia, at once founded Trinovantum by the banks of the River Tamensis, a very fortified city and indeed quite fruitful in resources, to recall the memory of ancient Troy. They…

Rhodes.png
Rhodes is a city, from which the island near Lycia received the name Rhodes. 740 years before the birth of Christ, in the time of Joseph, it was founded by the Telchines and the Carians, who had already long been subdued by Phoroneus, king of the…

Padua.png
Padua is a most ancient and renowned city of Italy, which Vergil attests Antenor, a refugee from Troy, established: 'yet here that man placed the city of Padua and a home [for the Trojansl. Titus Livy likewise attentively relates the glory of the…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2