Mareotis

Mareotis

(mârēō`tĭs) or

Maryut

(mär`yo͞ot), salt lake, c.95 sq mi (250 sq km) excluding marshes, N Egypt, in the Nile delta. It is separated from the Mediterranean Sea by the narrow isthmus on which Alexandria is situated. There are fisheries and saltworks on the lakeshore.
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Promo image for the lecture from the 'Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology' Facebook page, January 3, 2018 - Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology official Facebook CAIRO -- 6 January 2018: A lecture at the Polish Center of Mediterranean Archaeology in Cairo will discuss the latest findings from archaeological excavations at Lake Mareotis on January 23, 2018.
Macrophthalmus (Mareotis) depressus Ruppell, 1830 and Uca (Gelasimus) vocans (Linnaeus, 1758) were both collected at the Mfolozi inlet, while Uca (Tubuca) urvillei (H.
Decidio enviar una delegacion a la region del lago Mareotis, situada en el delta del Nilo, donde segun sus adversarios, Atanasio habia cometido la mayor parte de esos delitos.
Some of the best came from the Mareotis region near Alexandria.
Menas was martyred for his Christian faith during the time of Diocletian (reigned 284-305), and his body had been buried near Lake Mareotis between Wadi Natroun and Alexandria.
The list identifies three distinct sites of production: Sunu-wine coming from the border town of Sile, Hamu-wine from the vineyards around Lake Mareotis in the western Delta and Imet from Nebesha in the eastern Delta.
The second and somewhat longer part takes a broadly based look at the Thecla cult in late antique Egypt, focusing first upon Alexandria, then upon the nearby Mareotis, and finally upon the Western Desert and the upper Nile valley.
Se entrevistan una segunda vez con el emperador ante quien acusan al patriarca de corrupcion, de agredir a un presbitero meliciano de Mareotis y de romper un valioso objeto liturgico.