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Koptos (Qift)
Egypt - 5th Upper Egyptian nome, Koptites (Qift) (U05)

GEO ID: 1159
Name: Koptos
Greek name: Κοπτος - Ἰουστινιανούπολις
Latin name: Coptos - Copto - Copton - Coptus
Egyptian name: Gbt (Gbtyw - Qbt - Qbty - Kbt - Kbty)
Coptic name: ⲕⲉⲃⲧⲱ - ⲕⲃⲧ
Other:
Modern name: Qift
Variant names: Koptos (Coptus) - Iustiniani (Ioustinianou) Polis - Qift (Quft) - sites including Kom Firin; Kom el-Ahmar; Kom Raieh
Ethnic: Koptites - Koptitikos - Koptitisa - Kopteus - Coptites
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 05
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis; metropolis
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the eastern Nile bank
Identification: U Potekoptos (6845)?; cf. also U05 Koptites (2996), U05 P-im-n-Koptos (10740), U05 Contra Koptos (El-Sabasi) (5311)
Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 30 (2); p. 142-143 (1-2); p. 143 (bis); p. 143-144; Suppl. 1, p. 177 (1); p. 177; Suppl. 2, p. 99 (1-2); p. 99; Suppl. 3, p. 62 (1); p. 62; p. 62-63; Suppl. 4, p. 77-78 (1-2); p. 78 (bis); Suppl. 5, p. 53 (1-2); p. 53 (bis); Gauthi
Pleiades: 786010
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 348; p. 535; p. 547; p. 562; p. 577-578; p. 590; BL 10, 1998, p. 230; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 117; CDD K, 2001, p. 18; Fournet, Topoi Suppl. 2, 2002, p. 47-60; CDD G, 2004, p. 24; CDD Q, 2004, p. 26; p. 82
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B1; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 109
Notes: new reading in P. Ross. Georg. 2 41, 43 (no toponym; cf. BL 12, p. 166)

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