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Letopolis (Ausim)

TM Geo 1245

Egypt - 2nd Lower Egyptian nome, Letopolites (Ausim) (L02) - provincia: Aegyptus - same as L Auleu (TM Geo 8773)?; cf. also L02 Letopolites (TM Geo 3079)
30.1223455,31.1339825


Links: Pleiades, Wikipedia, Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire


Status city: polis; metropolis; demi


Greek name(s): Λητοῦς πόλις
Latin name(s): Letus
Egyptian name(s): Sḫm (Pr-Ḥr-nb-Sḫm - Sšm - Šm - Ḫm) - Ḥs - ȝy
Coptic name(s): ⲃⲟⲩϣⲏⲙ - ⲉⲩⲥⲓⲙ
Ethnic(s): Letopolites
Modern name(s): Ausim
Variants: Letopolis (Letous Polis) Magna / Megale - Sechem (Khem) - Per-Hor-neb-Sechem ('House (of) Horos lord (of) Sechem / Harbeschinis') - Hes - Ausim


Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 196-197 (1-2); p. 197 (1); Suppl. 1, p. 186 (1-2); Suppl. 2, p. 110 (1); Suppl. 5, p. 56 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire IV, 1927, p. 41; p. 45-46
Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 89; p. 454; Gomaà, LÄ III, 1980, col. 1009-1011; P. Rainer Cent., 1983, p. 171 n. 42; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 78-79; CDD Š, 2010, p. 58; CDD T, 2012, p. 37; CDD S, 2013, p. 375-377
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 E4 (Letopolis); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Ausim / Letopolis / Khem)
Note: obsolete reading: Sḫn


Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/1245

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111114Steingefäße Slg. Schmidt, Solothurn 92[found & written]stone (sandstone) Hieroglyphic BC08 - BC04 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) (?) [found & written]
90210Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.218[found & written]stone (schist) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) (?) [found & written]
109703Priese, Das Aegyptische Museum Berlin p. 203 no. 122[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC02 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) [found & written]
3507UPZ 1 115[written]papyrus Greek BC02 - BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found]
Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) [written]
109748Chronique d‘Égypte (CdE) 84 (2009), p. 122-135[found & written]wood (sycamore) Demotic / Hieroglyphic AD01 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) [found & written]
19502P. Ryl. Gr. 2 113[written]papyrus Greek AD02 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) [written]
Egypt [found]
31300P. Aberdeen 155 descr.[written]papyrus Greek AD03 Egypt, L02 - Letopolis (Ausim) [written]
Egypt, 00a - Soknopaiou Nesos (Dimeh) (?) [found]