or Naesus (Ναΐσος, Ναϊσσός,
Ναῖσσος). The modern Nisch; a town of Upper Moesia, situated on an eastern
tributary of the Margus, and celebrated as the birthplace of Constantine the Great, who
enlarged and beautified it.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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