Note 031
From Chapter 24 of the Decline & Fall

See the curious treatise de Dea Syria, inserted among the works of Lucian (tom. iii. p. 451-490, edit. Reitz.). The singular appellation of Ninus vetus (Ammian. xiv. 8) might induce a suspicion that Hierapolis had been the royal seat of the Assyrians.

« LAST » Note « NEXT »