Rasafah

   See Sergiopolis.

Historical Dictionary of Byzantium . .

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  • Sergiopolis — (Arabic Rasafah)    Major sixth century garrison city on the Euphrates (q.v.) frontier, north of Palmyra (q.v.). Anastasios I (q.v.) named the town after a saint named Sergios (q.v.), who was martyred during the reign of Diocletian (q.v.) with a… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

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