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Dios Polis (Thebes east)
Egypt - 4th Upper Egyptian nome, Peri Thebas (Theban area) (U04b)

GEO ID: 576
Name: Dios Polis
Greek name: Διὸς Πόλις Μεγάλη - Θῆβαι - Νο
Latin name: Thebae - No - Diospolis
Egyptian name: Nw.t (Nw.t-rsy.t - Nw.t-n-Ỉmn) - Pȝ-dmỉ-Ỉmn - Ỉwnw-Šmʿ
Coptic name: ⲛⲏ - ⲛⲉ
Other: No (Hebrew)
Modern name: Thebes east
Variant names: Dios Polis (Diospolis) (he) Megale (Magna) - Thebai - Nout (No) ('(The) city (of Amon)') - Iounou-Shema ('Southern Heliopolis' / 'Heliopolis of Upper Egypt') - Thebes east - sites including Luxor (El-Uqsur); Karnak
Ethnic: Diopolites - Diospolites - Diopolitikos? - Thebaios - Thebaikos - Thebaeus - Thebaites
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 04b
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: in the U Thebais
Status: city: polis; metropolis; nout; demi
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the eastern Nile bank
Identification: cf. also U04b Peri Thebas (1690), U Thebais (2982), U04a Thebaion Kleros (4480), U T-shet-resi-Niout (5172), U04b Libya / N-awiou-n-per-imenet-Niout (5484), U04b Chesebaieon / Per-Chonsou-neb-aha-n-Niout (4347)
Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 429; II, p. 113 (1-2); p. 116-119; p. 273; p. 273-274; Suppl. 1, p. 98 (1-2); p. 99; p. 142 (bis); Suppl. 2, p. 45 (?); p. 46; p. 70 (bis); Suppl. 3, p. 32 (1); p. 32-33; p. 49; Suppl. 4, p. 52 (2); p. 52-53; p. 66; p. 67; Suppl. 5
Pleiades: 786017
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Wb 1, 1926, p. 259-260; Wb 2, 1927, p. 211; Kees, RE, 1934, col. 1553-1582, s.v. Thebai 2; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 198; p. 200; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 24*-26* no. 335-336; Otto, Topographie des thebanischen Gaues, 1952, p. 17-44; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 77; p. 99; p. 210-211; p. 247; p. 257; p. 487; Edel, Neue Deutungen (SOAW 375), 1980, p. 18-20; Stadelmann, LÄ VI, 1986, col. 465-473; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 125; Vandorpe, P. L. Bat. 27, 1995, p. 203-239; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 78-79; p. 104; CDD N, 2004, p. 18-20; p. 35; CDD P, 2010, p. 30
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 85
Notes: see also the attestations for U04b Apis (Luxor) (2985), U04b Waset (13523), U04b Ipet-sout (13524) and U04b Nesout-tawi (13525); the name Iounou-Shema has been used both for U04b Dios Polis (576) and U04a Hermonthis (812); for the incorrect transliteration Nỉw.t in Hieroglyphic, cf. Edel; new reading in SB 5 8525 (= Gauthier, Le temple de Kalabchah p. 273 no. 12), l. 4 (no toponym in Gauthier > PHI)