Consult D'Anville, (Memoire sur l'Egypte, p.
191,) Pocock. (Description of the East, vol. i. p. 76,)
Abulfeda, Descript. Aegypt, p. 14,) and his commentator
Michaelis, (Not. p. 78 - 83,) and the Nubian Geographer, (p.
42,) who mentions, in the xiith century, the ruins and the
sugar-canes of Akmim.]
The History Of The Decline And
Fall Of The Roman Empire
—Fall In The East