Brill’s New Pauly

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(Νυμφαῖος/Nymphaîos). Nowadays called Kahta Cayi, it is a tributary of the Euphrates in Commagene. The ancient name is known only through the citing of the name of the town, Arsameia on the N., on an inscription of Antiochus [2] I of Commagene found at Arsameia (now Eski Kâhta) [2].


F.K. Dörner, Arsameia am Nymphaios (IstForsch 23), 1963, 40.

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Kessler, Karlheinz (Emskirchen), “Nymphaeus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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