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An ancient city of Egypt in the Nile River delta southeast of Alexandria. Greek colonists probably settled here in the seventh century bc.
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(Placename) an ancient Greek city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta: founded in the 7th century bc
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(ˈnɔ krə tɪs)

an ancient Greek city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta.
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References in classic literature ?
(51) Of Naucratis. His "Deipnosophistae" ("Dons at Dinner") is an encyclopaedia of miscellaneous topics in the form of a dialogue.
Among their topics are of philosophers and kings: concerning Philip II of Macedon's alleged "debt" to Plato, Cleomenes of Naucratis in pseudo-Aristotle's Oeconomica and the topoi of the ancient Egyptian propaganda, in search of the many images of Alexander at Chaeronea: historical and literary traditions in Plutarch's Corpus, the miracles of water and oil in the historiography on Alexander, and Alexander and Caligula in the Jerusalem Temple: a case of conflated traditions.
soup?s.onner un meurtre, et comment Thisbe avait pris la fuite avec son amant, le marchand de Naucratis. (6,2,3) Ces quelques lignes suffisent pour rappeler ce que nous savons depuis les livres 1 et 2.
(4) "Socrates: Dicen que cerca de Naucratis en Egipto, hubo un dios, uno de los mas antiguos del pais, aquel a quien se consagra el pajaro que los egipcios denominaban ibis.
tambem e caracterizada como uma "atividade internacional" pelo mesmo autor (international activity), que tambem situa as relacoes entre gregos e locais do Egito, em Naucratis, como "comercio internacional" (international commerce) (Samuel 1992: 41; 54).
On the other hand, the finish and the elevated alcohol level somehow remind me of Abe Schoener's 100% Verdelho "Naucratis" from Scholium Project.