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Pelousion (Tell el-Farama)
Egypt - 14th Lower Egyptian nome, Sethroites (?) (L14?)

GEO ID: 1662
Name: Pelousion
Greek name: Πηλούσιον
Latin name: Pelusium
Egyptian name: Pr-ỉr-Ỉmn (Pȝ-ỉ.ỉr-Ỉmn)
Coptic name: ⲡⲉⲣⲉⲙⲟⲩⲛ
Other:
Modern name: Tell el-Farama
Variant names: Pelousion (Pelusium) - Tell el-Farama - P-iir-Amon ('Whom Amon has made') - sites including Tell el-Makhzan; El-Qanais (Dibban el-Makhzan)
Ethnic: Pelousiotes (Pelousiotis) - Pelousiakos - Pelusiacus - Pelousios
Region (3rd c. BC): L
Egyptian Nome: 14?
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis; metropolis; district: nomos
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: in the northeastern Delta, near the Mediterranean (47793)
Identification: cf. also L14? Pelousiakon Stoma (11131)
Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 120; p. 120 (1); p. 121; Suppl. 1, p. 227 (1); Suppl. 2, p. 163-164 (1); Suppl. 3, p. 125 (bis); p. 125 (1); Suppl. 4, p. 109 (1); p. 109; Suppl. 5, p. 81-82 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire II, 1925, p. 36; p. 58; Timm, p. 926-935
Pleiades: 727192
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Gardiner, JEA 10 (1924), p. 120-121; Kees, RE, 1937, col. 407-415, s.v. Pelousion 1; Bottigelli, Aegyptus 21 (1941), p. 20; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 134; Cheshire, GM 84 (1985), p. 19-24; Abd El-Maksoud / Carrez-Maratray, CRIPEL 10 (1988), p. 97-103; Abd El-Maksoud / Wagner, CRIPEL 11 (1989), p. 135-138; Guermeur, Les cultes d'Amon, 2005, p. 302-303; CDD P, 2010, p. 5; p. 69; Carrez-Maratray, Pap. Congr. XXVI (Geneva 2010), 2012, p. 135-139; Ryholt, P. Carlsberg dem. 10, 2012, p. 150-152; CDD S, 2013, p. 81; p. 92
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 167
Notes: in I. Péluse 392 not the city, but the god Pelousios is referred to; in I. Péluse 415, 2 Pelousios is rather a personal name than an ethnic; new reading in P. Lond. 7 1930, 206 (no toponym; cf. Durand, Des Grecs en Palestine, 1997, p. 79)

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