Alexandria prius sic dicta, Stephan. Strabo: Κατοικίαν δ᾿ αὐτοῖς ἔδοςαν τὴν προςαγορευομένην Π῾αχῶτιν, ἡ νῦν μὲν τῶν Α᾿λεξανδρέων πόλεώς ἐςτι μέρος, τὸ ὑπερκείμενον τῶν νεωρίων, τοτὲ δὲ χώμη ὑπῆρχε. Pausanias in Eliacis prioribus, ubi de Alexandria: Λέγεται δὲ καὶ πρότερον ἔτι πόλισμα Αἰγυπτίων ενταῦθα οὐ μέγα εἶναι Ρ῾ακῶτιν. Nic. Lloydius.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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