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Theadelpheia (Batn el-Harit)
Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Themistos (00b)

GEO ID: 2349
Name: Theadelpheia
Greek name: Θεαδέλφεια
Latin name:
Egyptian name: Pȝ-ʿ.wy-n-sn.t
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Batn el-Harit
Variant names: Theadelpheia (Theadelphia) - P-awi-n-senet ('The place of (the) (divine) sister') - Batn el-Harit (Kharabet Ihrit)
Ethnic:
Region (3rd c. BC): 00
Egyptian Nome: b
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: pagus 8
Status: village: kome; epoikion
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: near 00b Alexandrou Nesos (105), 00b Polydeukeia (1887), 00b Philagris (1766); southeast of 00b Euhemeria (Qasr el-Banat) (675)
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 240-248; Suppl. 1, p. 135-136; Suppl. 2, p. 66; Suppl. 3, p. 47; Suppl. 4, p. 65; Suppl. 5, p. 41; Timm, p. 2624-2625; Wessely, Topographie, 1904, p. 69-71; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 379
Pleiades: 737081
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: PM IV, 1934, p. 98; P. Lille Dem. 2, 1973, p. 223; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 193-204; Casanova, Aegyptus 55 (1975), p. 70-158; Casanova, Aegyptus 59 (1979), p. 112-118; Bagnall, BASP 17 (1980), p. 97-104; I. Fayoum 2, 1981, p. 1-86; Helck, LÄ VI, 1986, col. 463; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 38; Bogaert, ZPE 120 (1998), p. 182; France, Theadelpheia and Euhemereia, 1999 (unpubl. thesis); Mueller, Settlements of the Ptolemies, 2006, p. 25; p. 205 no. 43
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D2; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: obsolete readings: Pȝ-ʿ-Tm, Pȝ-ʿ-Ỉtm; new reading in SB 18 13639, 2 (no toponym; cf. BGU 20, 2014, p. 100 & n. 5)

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