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Alexandria

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Egypt - (L00) - provincia: Aegyptus - cf. also L00 Rakotis (TM Geo 5179), L00 Nikopolis (Sidi Gaber) (TM Geo 1469), L00 Alexandreon Chora (TM Geo 2630), U19 Alexandreon Epoikion (TM Geo 8398)
31.1982456667,29.9079146667 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, EDH, EDH [2], EDH [3], Pleiades, Syriaca, ToposText, Wikipedia


105 ancient authors with this ethnic


Status: city: polis; metropolis; megalopolis (megale polis); civitas; urbs; oppidum


Greek name(s): Ἀλεξάνδρεια
Latin name(s): Alexandria - Alexandrea
Egyptian name(s): Rʿ-qd (Rʿ-qt) - Pȝ-ʿ.wy-n-ȝlgsȝntrs - Pȝ-sbt-n-Ỉrgsndrs
Coptic name(s): ⲣⲁⲕⲟⲧⲉ - ⲣⲁⲕⲟϯ
Ethnic(s): Alexandreus (Alexandris - Alexandritis) - Alexandrinos (Alexandrine) - Alexandrinus - Alexandreios (Alexandreia) - Alexandrianos (Alexandriane) - Alexandreotikos - Alexandreiopolites - Philalexandreus
Variants: Alexandreia (Alexandria - Alexandrea - El-Iskandariya - 'The place of Alexander') - Rakotis ('Building yard'? 'Fin des habitations'?) - Leontopolis - sites including Shatby (Skiatbi, Chatby); Meks (El-Mex); El-Gabbari; Hadra (Hatra, Khadra); Kom el-Shugafa; Karmuz (Karmus); Serapeum (Sarapieion); Kaisareion; Mustafa Pasha; Ramleh; El-Ibrahimiya; Kom el-Dikka; Abu el-Hachem; El-Dukheileh (Dekhelah); Rushdi; Marghram; cape Lochias (Fort Silsileh); Minet el-Bassal; Mafrusa; Antirrodos; fort Qaitbay; Smuha


Repertoria: Dizionario I 1, p. x-xii; p. 44; p. 55-206; p. 206; p. 206-208; p. 209; p. 209-210; p. 214; III, p. 187; Suppl. 1, p. 18-22; p. 22-23; p. 23; p. 112; Suppl. 2, p. 11-12; p. 12; p. 13; Suppl. 3, p. 13-14; p. 14-15; p. 15; Suppl. 4, p. 12-13; p. 14; Suppl. 5, p. 12-13; p. 13; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 24
Biblio: Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 225; p. 242; p. 551; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 35-36; CDD R, 2001, p. 23; PP X, 2002, p. 347-358; p. 361; Cohen, The Hellenistic settlements, 2006, p. 352-381; p. 409-423; CDD P, 2010, p. 8
Map: Mahmoud Bey, Carte des environs d'Alexandrie, 1866 (Alexandrie); Revue de l'Égypte ancienne 2 (1929), pl. 1 [a] (Alexandrie); Revue de l'Égypte ancienne 2 (1929), pl. 1 [a] (Région Alexandrine); BSOAS 15 (1953), p. 28 (Alexandria); JEA 39 (1953), p. 95 Vo inset (Alexandria); U.S. Army Map Service, map NH 35-4 (1st ed.), 1955 (Alexandria); Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. inset (Alessandria); Sidebotham / Wendrich (ed.), Berenike 1995, 1996, fig. 1-1 (Alexandria); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 B2 (Alexandria); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 1 I4 (Alexandria); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Alexandria (el-Iskandariya) / Raqote); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 169 (Alexandria); Stückelberger / Grasshoff, Klaudios Ptolemaios, 2006, p. 832-833 inset (Alexandreia); ZPE 168 (2009), p. 269 (Alexandria); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 (Alexandreia)
Note: see also the attestations for L00 Rakotis (5179), L00 Serapeum (10727), L00 Kaisareion (4708), L00 Lochias (5517) and L00 Antirrodos (11790); new reading in P. Laur. 4 182 (= ZPE 138 (2002), p. 155), 5 (no toponym); new reading in Stud. Pal.(2) 3 10, 2 (no toponym); new reading U Thebais (2982) in P. Ammon 2 32, 19 (= 1 8, 5); new reading in P. Ammon 2 39 (= 1 11), a 11-12 (no toponym); new reading in Demotica 2 27 B, l. 1 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 497); new reading in Stud. Pal.(2) 3 40, 4 & 5; 168, 5 (no toponym); new reading in ZPE 138 (2002), p. 155 (= P. Laur. 4 182), 5 (no toponym); new reading in ZPE 142 (2003), p. 193-194 no. 2, fr. B, 2 (= P. Akoris 13) (no toponym); new reading in P. Iand. 2 25, 4 (no toponym; cf. ZPE 156 (2006), p. 167)


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52863Göttinger Miszellen (GM) 211 (2006), p. 57-58 no. 1[found & written]stone (marble) Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, near [found & written]
90415Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.1 55.121[found]stone (schist) Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, L - Delta [written]
Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, bought [found]
702871Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.1 57.216[found]stone Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria [found]
Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) (?) [written]
91166Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 21.5[found & written]stone (limestone) Aramaic BC06 - BC03 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria [found & written]
113015Pagenstecher, Nekropolis p. 61 no. 93[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - BC03 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, Hadra [found & written]
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