Ancient Syene. a city in SE Egypt, on the Nile.
a dam near this city, extending across the Nile. 6400 feet (1950 meters) long.
Elephantine, like Assuan at the present day, was the centre of a flourishing trade.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 9 (of 12) G. Maspero
“It could easily have been hired at Assuan,” Biddy exclaimed.
It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
Thus at Assuan the mean maximum is 118 F., the mean minimum 42 F.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1 Various
It was characteristic that no fare was charged above Assuan.
Freeland Theodor Hertzka
Perhaps there is no better place for him in the winter than Assuan.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5 Various
The 15th was placed at Assuan and Korosko on the line of communications.
The River War Winston S. Churchill
When I journeyed to my estates in Assuan” (I started again) “he was watching—watching—always watching.
Tales of Secret Egypt Sax Rohmer
Modern steamers now plied on the Nile between Cairo and Assuan.
The Accumulation of Capital Rosa Luxemburg
In consequence of the building of the Assuan dam all these temples are submerged for the greater part of the year.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various
It may be that at Assuan, near the first cataract, I really got into some little danger.
Abroad with the Jimmies Lilian Bell
variant spellings of Aswan
an ancient town in SE Egypt, on the Nile, just below the First Cataract. Pop: 249 000 (2005 est) Ancient name Syene
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