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Mendes was a famous city that attracted the notice of most ancient geographers and historians, including Herodotus, Diodorus, Strabo, Mela, Pliny the Elder, Ptolemy, and Stephanus of Byzantium. The city was the capital of the Mendesian nome.

Brothers active in Mendes


  • Graham Barker (2021) Ovid Decoded: The poet’s arch enemy unmasked and linked to the introduction of the cult of Mithras to Augustan Rome