The city was called "Zeugma", because of the bridge across the Euphrates River that was made of pontoons, thus connecting the two banks of the river. In Greek, "zeugma" means "bridge-passage" or "bridge of boats".
Zeguma pontoons bridge.
Zeugma: one of the main crossings of the Upper-Euphrates., famous for the many mosaics excavated in the 1990s
Apamea in Osroene
Apameia - Hellenistic and Rpman city curently beneath the surface of the water of Birecik Dam. Apamea (Euphrates)
Epiphaneia ad Euphratem
Epiphaneia - Hellenistic and Rpman city curently beneath the surface of the water of Birecik Dam.