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  • If the breadth of the Euphrates at Bir and Zeugma is no more than 130 yards, (Voyages de Niebuhr, tom.ii. p. 335,) the enormous difference must chiefly arise from the depth of the channel.] 42 Munimentum tutissimum et fabre politum, Abora (the Orientals aspirate Chaboras or Chabour) et Euphrates ambiunt flumina, velut spatium insulare fingentes.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire 1206

  • In this command with regard to the worshippers, we must recognise the figure called Zeugma, by which one verb is used of two things, and is strictly appropriate only to the former.

    Commentary on Revelation 1837-1913 1909

  • Zeugma occurs when ` two different words are linked to a verb or an adjective, whereas only one fits literally. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 1 1985

  • Along with familiar places such as Pompeii and Easter Island, we visit the sunken city of Zeugma in Turkey, glimpse newly discovered Celtic sites in France and Italy, and dive beneath the waters off Alexandria, Egypt, where archaeologists found the colossal statue of Ptolemy II that once stood at the mouth of the city's harbor.

    Dig These Ancient Wonders Meghan Cox Gurdon 2011

  • Schofield was instrumental in setting up the multinational rescue excavations at the Roman city of Zeugma on the Euphrates before it was flooded for the Birecik dam.

    Archaeologists strike gold in quest to find Queen of Sheba's wealth 2012

  • Kevin Walsh, vice president of marketing at Zeugma Systems, has a similar vision.

    DPI: It’s Going to Be About More Than Ads 2009

  • OXO appears in mosaics, too as in the example from the Zeugma site, now in the Gaziantep Archaeological Museum in Turkey, above.

    Archive 2008-08-01 Unionpearl 2008

  • However, none of the villas in Zeugma had a hall of this size.

    Byzantine Mosaics of the Amazon Queens Jan 2008

  • Önal stated that the palace had a 34-meter-long baronial hall with a floor covered with mosaics, adding that the palace was similar to villas that were found in the ancient city of Zeugma in Gaziantep province.

    Byzantine Mosaics of the Amazon Queens Jan 2008

  • Keep in mind: Beyond Karatepe on the Osmaniye Road is the Gaziantep Museum, which displays the spectacular Roman mosaics rescued from the now partially submerged site of Zeugma.

    From the Trenches - Off the Grid- Karatepe-Aslantaş National Park, Turkey 2008


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