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Syene (Assuan)
Egypt - 1st Upper Egyptian nome (Elephantine, Kom Ombo) (U01)

GEO ID: 2207
Name: Syene
Greek name: Συηνη - Σοηνη
Latin name: Syene - Siene
Egyptian name: Swn (Swnw)
Coptic name: ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ
Other:
Modern name: Assuan
Variant names: Syene (Soene - Souene) - Kaine Syene - Assuan (Aswan) - sites including Salib Island; Gebel Gulab; Anba Sama'an
Ethnic: Syenites - Soenites - Syenitikos - Syenaios
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 01
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: in the U Thebais
Status: city: polis; urbs; civitas
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the eastern Nile bank
Identification: cf. also U01 Contra Syenem (Assuan Gharb) (5313)
Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 48; IV, p. 316-317; p. 318 (bis); Suppl. 1, p. 237; Suppl. 2, p. 197 (bis); Suppl. 3, p. 140-141; p. 141 (bis); Suppl. 4, p. 122; Suppl. 5, p. 92; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 17-18; Timm, p. 222-235
Pleiades: 786123
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 414; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 58-86; ZPE 155 (2006), p. 183-187; La'da, Pap. Congr. XXIII (Vienna 2001), 2007, p. 369-380; CDD T, 2012, p. 33; CDD S, 2013, p. 78-81
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 72
Notes: new reading in P. Loeb 1, 14 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 270 & CDD S, 2013, p. 80); cf. the expression 'syenites', 'stone from Syene' (sc. granite)

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