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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient city of Egypt in the Nile River delta southeast of Alexandria. Greek colonists probably settled here in the seventh century BC.

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  • But instead of taking the eastern branch back to Pelusium, the little fleet headed down the westernmost branch, known as the Canopic, toward the Greek trading post at Naucratis.

    Alexander the Great

  • But instead of taking the eastern branch back to Pelusium, the little fleet headed down the westernmost branch, known as the Canopic, toward the Greek trading post at Naucratis.

    Alexander the Great

  • The sleepy little port of Naucratis would simply not do for such a vision.

    Alexander the Great

  • The sleepy little port of Naucratis would simply not do for such a vision.

    Alexander the Great

  • The sleepy little port of Naucratis would simply not do for such a vision.

    Alexander the Great

  • In a further division of power, the African coast west of Egypt and the Arabian regions around the Sinai peninsula were given to separate administrators, the latter to a Greek from the colony of Naucratis named Cleomenes.

    Alexander the Great

  • In a further division of power, the African coast west of Egypt and the Arabian regions around the Sinai peninsula were given to separate administrators, the latter to a Greek from the colony of Naucratis named Cleomenes.

    Alexander the Great

  • But instead of taking the eastern branch back to Pelusium, the little fleet headed down the westernmost branch, known as the Canopic, toward the Greek trading post at Naucratis.

    Alexander the Great

  • In a further division of power, the African coast west of Egypt and the Arabian regions around the Sinai peninsula were given to separate administrators, the latter to a Greek from the colony of Naucratis named Cleomenes.

    Alexander the Great

  • The wine that led me on this merry chase through my iTunes library was the 2008 Scholium Project Naucratis from the Slough Vineyards in Clarksburg $20 in the Spring 2009 allocation; previous vintages available online for $23-$28.

    Wine Blogging Wednesday #58: Wine, a Woman, and Song

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