Note 066
From Chapter 24 of the Decline & Fall

The Royal Canal (Nahar-Malcha) might be successively restored, altered, divided, etc. (Cellarius, Geograph. Antiq. tom. ii. p. 453): and these changes may serve to explain the seeming contradictions of antiquity. In the time of Julian it must have fallen into the Euphrates below Ctesiphon.

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