Geographical sites:

  • Nicomedia (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #511337)
    Pleiades_icon Nicomedia settlement Description: Nicomedia was founded in 712/11 BC as a Megarian colony named Astacus and was rebuilt by Nicomedes I of Bithynia in 264 BC. The city was an important administrative center of the Roman Empire.
  • Nicaea (click here to focus in map) (see also Pleiades #157894)
    Pleiades_icon Nicaea settlement Geocontext: Nice
    Description: An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 16 D2 Nicaea


Text #369

Ammianus Marcellinus. Roman History
[AmmMarc. 22.13.5. Translated by C. D. Yonge. George Bell and Sons. 1894 p. 304]


And on the second of December, as evening was coming on, all that remained of Nicomedia was destroyed by an earthquake, and no small portion of Nic├Ža.

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