SITTACENE

SITTACENE
regio Asiae, Mediae ad meridiem proxima, aliô nomine Arbelitis dicta. Dicta a Sittace urbe totius regionis capite. Plin. l. 6.c. 16. Palaestine et Apollinaitis dicitur Straboni. Rabia nunc eam Castaldus vocat. Vide Sitace.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • Sitta — may refer to several different things:;biology * Sitta is a genus of birds, see nuthatch;geography *Sitta is an alternate name of the ancient capital of Sittacene, SittaceSitta is referenced in the song name Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger …   Wikipedia

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