Hippo Regius


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Hippo Regius:

see AnnabaAnnaba
, formerly Bône
(bōn), city (1998 pop. 348,554), capital of Annaba prov., extreme NE Algeria, a port on the Mediterranean Sea. One of the country's leading ports, the city is also an important administrative, commercial, and industrial center.
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, Algeria.

Hippo Regius

an ancient Numidian city, adjoining present-day Annaba, Algeria
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In the crusade of 533 to restore the lost Roman provinces of North Africa, the Byzantine general Flavius Belisarius seized the treasure from a Vandal ship fleeing the harbor of Hippo Regius, today known as Annaba or Bone, Algeria.
In 391, on a visit to Hippo Regius, however, Bishop Valerius conscripted him for the priesthood.
Principal battles: Massilia (Marseilles) (413); Hippo Regius (near Bone, Algeria) (430); Ravenna (432).