With this road-metal are mingled short strips of raphia, or palm-fibre, flexible ribbons, easily bent.
"The Life of the Spider" by J. Henri Fabre
The dead body is fixed by the hind-legs to the top of the stake with a ligature of raphia.
"The Wonders of Instinct" by J. H. Fabre
The opposing hosts met at Ropeh, the Raphia of the Greeks, on the very borders of the desert.
"Ancient Egypt" by George Rawlinson
Ashdod had probably submitted after the battle of Raphia, and had been allowed to retain its native prince, Azuri.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria" by George Rawlinson
At Rapiki (Raphia) he routed an army of allies.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Many Shuare Raphia palms grow in the river which flows past it.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868" by David Livingstone
Sargon's inscriptions name the opponent against whom he fought at Raphia in the year 720 B.C.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)" by Max Duncker