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Alexandria
Egypt - Alexandria (L00)

GEO ID: 100
Name: Alexandria
Greek name: Ἀλεξάνδρεια
Latin name: Alexandria - Alexandrea
Egyptian name: Rʿ-qd (Rʿ-qt) - Pȝ-ʿ.wy-n-ȝlgsȝntrs - Pȝ-sbt-n-Ỉrgsndrs
Coptic name: ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ - ⲣⲁⲕⲟϯ
Other:
Modern name:
Variant names: Alexandreia (Alexandria - Alexandrea - El-Iskandariya - 'The place of Alexander') - Rakotis ('Building yard'? 'Fin des habitations'?) - Leontopolis - sites including Shatby (Skiatbi, Chatby); Meks (El-Mex); El-Gabbari; Hadra (Hatra, Khadra); Kom el-Shugafa; Karmuz (Karmus); Serapeum (Sarapieion); Kaisareion; Mustafa Pasha; Ramleh; El-Ibrahimiya; Kom el-Dikka; Abu el-Hachem; El-Dukheileh (Dekhelah); Rushdi; Marghram; cape Lochias (Fort Silsileh); Minet el-Bassal; Mafrusa; Antirrodos; fort Qaitbay
Ethnic: Alexandreus (Alexandris - Alexandritis) - Alexandrinos (Alexandrine) - Alexandrinus - Alexandreios (Alexandreia) - Alexandrianos (Alexandriane) - Alexandreotikos - Alexandreiopolites - Philalexandreus
Region (3rd c. BC): L
Egyptian Nome: 00
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis; metropolis; megalopolis (megale polis); civitas; urbs; oppidum
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location:
Identification: cf. also L00 Rakotis (5179), L00 Nikopolis (Sidi Gaber) (1469), L00 Alexandreon Chora (2630), U19 Alexandreon Epoikion (8398)
Repertoria: Dizionario I 1, p. x-xii; p. 44; p. 55-206; p. 206; p. 206-208; p. 209; p. 209-210; p. 214; III, p. 187; Suppl. 1, p. 18-22; p. 22-23; p. 23; p. 112; Suppl. 2, p. 11-12; p. 12; p. 13; Suppl. 3, p. 13-14; p. 14-15; p. 15; Suppl. 4, p. 12-13; p. 14; Su
Pleiades: 727070
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 225; p. 242; p. 551; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 35-36; CDD R, 2001, p. 23; PP X, 2002, p. 347-358; p. 361; Cohen, The Hellenistic settlements, 2006, p. 352-381; p. 409-423; CDD P, 2010, p. 8
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 167
Notes: see also the attestations for L00 Rakotis (5179), L00 Serapeum (10727), L00 Kaisareion (4708), L00 Lochias (5517) and L00 Antirrodos (11790); new reading in P. Laur. 4 182 (= ZPE 138 (2002), p. 155), 5 (no toponym); new reading in Stud. Pal.(2) 3 10, 2 (no toponym); new reading U Thebais (2982) in P. Ammon 2 32, 19 (= 1 8, 5); new reading in P. Ammon 2 39 (= 1 11), a 11-12 (no toponym); new reading in Demotica 2 27 B, l. 1 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 497); new reading in Stud. Pal.(2) 3 40, 4 & 5; 168, 5 (no toponym); new reading in ZPE 138 (2002), p. 155 (= P. Laur. 4 182), 5 (no toponym); new reading in ZPE 142 (2003), p. 193-194 no. 2, fr. B, 2 (= P. Akoris 13) (no toponym); new reading in P. Iand. 2 25, 4 (no toponym; cf. ZPE 156 (2006), p. 167)

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