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Narmouthis (Medinet Madi)
Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Polemon (00c)

GEO ID: 1421
Name: Narmouthis
Greek name: Ναρμουθις
Latin name: Narmunthis
Egyptian name: Nw.t-Rnn.t
Coptic name: ⲛⲁⲣⲙⲟⲩⲧⲉ
Other: Narmuda (Arabic)
Modern name: Medinet Madi
Variant names: Narmouthis (Narmuthis) - Nout-Renenet ('Town of Renenet') - Medinet Madi (Kom Madi)
Ethnic: Narmouthites
Region (3rd c. BC): 00
Egyptian Nome: c
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: village: kome; chorion
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: near 00c Kerkeosiris (1057)
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 318-319; p. 319; Suppl. 1, p. 202; Suppl. 2, p. 129; Suppl. 3, p. 79; Suppl. 4, p. 91; Suppl. 5, p. 65 (bis); Timm, p. 1734-1738; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 391
Pleiades: 736972
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Bresciani, LÄ III, 1980, col. 1271-1273; I. Fayoum 3, 1981, p. 59-70; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 125; Ferri, EVO 12 (1989), p. 3-19; Pintaudi / Sijpesteijn, ZPE 76 (1989), p. 85-92; Gallo, Life in a multi-cultural society, 1992, p. 127-128 no. 10; Harrauer / Worp, Tyche 8 (1993), p. 40; Gallo, O. Narm. Dem. 2, 1997, p. LXIV; Clarysse, Fayyum meeting (Pap. Lup. 14), 2005, p. 72
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D2; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: the identification of Medinet Madi (1421) and Ibion Eikosipentarouron (885), suggested by P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 380, is no longer accepted; new reading in EVO 30 (2007), p. 138-139 no. 13 (= O. Narm. Dem. 1 30), 7 (no toponym); new reading in ZPE 153 (2005), p. 141-146 (= P. Col. 5 1 Vo (5)), 8 (no toponym)