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NICAE, NICE (Νίκη), or NICAEA (Νίκαια), a town of Thrace, not far from Adrianople, the scene of the defeat and death of the emperor Valens by the Goths in A.D. 378. (Amm. Marcell. 31.13; Cedren. ii. p. 183; Sozom. 4.19; Theoph. p. 772.) It has been variously identified with Kuleli and Kululeu.


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