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Soknopaiou Nesos (Dimeh)
Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Herakleides (00a)

GEO ID: 2157
Name: Soknopaiou Nesos
Greek name: Σοκνοπαιου Νῆσος
Latin name:
Egyptian name: Tȝ-mȝy.t-n-Sbk-nb-Pay (Tȝ-mȝy.t)
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Dimeh
Variant names: Soknopaiou Nesos ('The island of Soknopaios / Souchos lord of Pai') - Dimeh (Dimai)
Ethnic: Nesiotes
Region (3rd c. BC): 00
Egyptian Nome: a
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: village: kome; demi; nesos; mai
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: near 00a Neilou Polis (1433)
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario III p. 349; IV, p. 296-301; Suppl. 1, p. 236; Suppl. 2, p. 195; Suppl. 3, p. 80; p. 139-140; Suppl. 4, p. 120-121; Suppl. 5, p. 90-91; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 402; Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, p. 119 (s.v. Nesou)
Pleiades: 737053
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: PM IV, 1934, p. 96-97; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 148; p. 423; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 154-172; Bresciani 1975; Hagedorn, LÄ I, 1975, col. 1094; I. Fayoum 1, 1975, p. 121-126; Hobson, BASP 21 (1984), p. 89-101; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 15; p. 86; p. 92; Messeri, Anal. Pap. 1 (1989), p. 7-14; Harrauer / Worp, Tyche 8 (1993), p. 35-40; Leone, Soknopaiou Nesos nel periodo ellenisto-romano, 1995; van Minnen, BASP 32 (1995), p. 41-56; Adams / Gonis, ZPE 126 (1999), p. 214-215; Daris, Pap. Lup 14 (2005), p. 83-94; Davoli, Pap. Lup 14 (2005), p. 95-124; Lippert, Pap. Lup 14 (2005), p. 145-155; Pernigotti, Fayyum Studies 2, 2006, p. 9-14; CDD M, 2010, p. 17; p. 18 (bis); p. 19; Capasso, Pap. Congr. XXV (Ann Arbor 2007), 2010, p. 105-108; Davoli e.a., Pap. Congr. XXV (Ann Arbor 2007), 2010, p. 148-164; Lippert, Pap. Congr. XXV (Ann Arbor 2007), 2010, p. 427-434; CDD T, 2012, p. 11; p. 17; p. 20; p. 21; p. 210; p. 211; Capasso / Davoli (ed.), Soknopaiou Nesos project I (2003-2009), 2012; CDD S, 2013, p. 147-156
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D1; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: Pay < Pȝ-ỉw, 'The island'; new reading in Stud. Pal.(2) 3 93, 1 (no toponym) & in SB 16 12955, 1 (name of god) & in BGU 4 1018, 17 (no toponym; cf. BL 10, p. 18) & in P. Princ. 3 172, 13 (= SB 18 14068, 14) (no toponym) & in Stud. Pal. 22 119, 7 (unidentified toponym); new reading Pȝ-dmỉ-mȝy / 'The new village' (sc. 00b Dionysias (Qasr Qarun)), not P-demi-t-mai / 'The town of the island' in P. Oxf. Griffith 1 25 & 46 & 54 & 60 e.a.

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