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Headword: *nika/toris
Adler number: nu,379
Translated headword: Nikatoris, Nicatoris
Vetting Status: high
A city in Syria, a foundation of Seleukos [I] Nikator.[1]
Greek Original:
*nika/toris: po/lis *suri/as, kti/sma *seleu/kou tou= *nika/toros.
Abbreviated from Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
[1] Seleukos (Seleucus) I Nikator: one of Alexander's Successors, the first king of the Seleukid (Seleucid) dynasty; d. 281 BCE.
Nikatoris is the city also known as Amphipolis and Tourmeda on the Euphrates; Barrington Atlas map 67 grid G4; present-day Jebel Khaled in Syria. (There is another one at an unidentified site somewhere near Doura-Europos, but the former is probably intended.)
Keywords: biography; definition; geography; history
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 13 October 2000@10:45:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 January 2001@06:27:55.
Nicholas Fincher (added note) on 17 July 2003@03:32:24.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2003@06:45:04.
Nicholas Fincher (corrected my own misidentification!) on 27 July 2003@08:46:42.
Nicholas Fincher (expanded correction) on 27 July 2003@08:54:24.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 28 July 2011@06:54:14.


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