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Strabo had travelled through the whole of Egypt, as far as Syene and Philæ, and writes with the decided tone of an eye-witness.
The distance from Syene to the sea is a month's journey for a horseman.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Here used to watch, on right and left, two upright giants of red granite from Syene.Egypt (La Mort De Philae)|Pierre Loti
By Ethiopian stone we must understand, as several illustrations prove, the granite of Syene.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)|Georges Perrot
Egypt proper terminates at Syene: the territory south of that town and each side of the new Nile is called p. 165Nubia.Cities of the Dawn|J. Ewing Ritchie