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Latopolis (Esna)

TM Geo 1227

Egypt - 3rd Upper Egyptian nome, Latopolites (Esna, Kom el-Ahmar) (U03) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais Ano (admin.) - located on the western Nile bank - cf. also U03 Latopolites (TM Geo 2978), U03 Contra Latopolis (El-Hella) (TM Geo 4990)
25.273504425,32.545454175 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Talbert Peutinger, ToposText, Wikipedia

Status: city: polis

Greek name(s): Λάτων πόλις
Latin name(s): Lato
Egyptian name(s): Ỉwny.t - Sn.t (Tȝ-Sn.t - Snỉ - Sn)
Coptic name(s): ⲥⲛⲏ - ⲗⲁⲧⲱⲛ
Ethnic(s): Latopolites
Modern name(s): Esna
Variants: Latopolis (Laton Polis) - Iounit - Senet (Seni) - Esna (Isna) - sites including Hagar Esna (Hagir Esna); Deir el-Shuhada (Monastery of the Martyrs); Deir el-Fachuri; Grotto of the Buma; Kolossna

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 181-182 (1-2); p. 182-183; Suppl. 1, p. 184 (1-2); p. 184; Suppl. 2, p. 106 (1-2); p. 106; Suppl. 3, p. 67 (2); Suppl. 4, p. 81; Suppl. 5, p. 55; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 37; Timm, p. 1181-1193
Biblio: Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 10*-12*; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 255; Sauneron, LÄ II, 1977, col. 30-33; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 17; Chauveau, Dem. Conf. VII (Copenhagen 1999), 2002, p. 47; DBL, 2005, p. 833-834; Op de Beeck, CdE 81 (2006), p. 94-115; CDD T, 2012, p. 33 (bis); CDD S, 2013, p. 255-257
Map: Arrowsmith, Map of Upper Egypt, 1807 (Esneh); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Esna / Latopolis / Iunyt, Senet, Tasenet); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Esna Barrage); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B3 (Latopolis); Belzoni, Narrative of the operations in Egypt and Nubia, 1820, pl. 38 (Latopolis); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 inset (Latôn polis (Isna)); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F3c, 1990 (Isnā); Floyer, Eastern desert or northern Etbai, 1893 (Esna); Geological survey of Egypt (Cairo), 1979, map NG 36 (Esna); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Latopolis / Esne); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 8 (Esneh); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 (Esneh (Latopolis)); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Esneh); Schott, Kanais (NAWGöttingen), 1961, pl. 20 (Esna); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Latopolis / Isna)
Note: obsolete readings: Rsn(.t), Rsnf(.t)

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108958Roeder, Naos (CGC) 70007[found & written]stone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC08 Egypt, U03 - Latopolis (Esna) [found & written]
88475I. Thèbes à Syène 20[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, U03 - Latopolis (Esna) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
75305O. Oslo 1[found & written]pottery Greek BC03 Egypt, U03 - Latopolis (Esna) (?) [found & written]
91177Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 21.16[found & written]stone Aramaic BC03 - BC02 Egypt, U03 - Latopolis (Esna), Hagar Esna [found & written]
462P. Baden 2 7[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, U03 - Latopolis (Esna) [written]
Egypt, U04a - Pathyris (Gebelein) (?) [found]
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