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Apollonopolis (Edfu)

TM Geo 269

Egypt - 2nd Upper Egyptian nome, Apollonopolites (Edfu) (U02) - provincia: Aegyptus - located on the western Nile bank - cf. also U02 Apollonopolites (TM Geo 2717), U02 Contra Apollonopolis (Redesiya) (TM Geo 2633), Djou-n-Djebaou (TM Geo 56956)
24.9795361111,32.8732936296 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Wikipedia, Wikipedia [2]


Status: city: polis


Greek name(s): Ἀπόλλωνος πόλις Μεγάλη - Βαχθις - πόλις Φοίβου
Latin name(s): Apollinis - Apollonos Superiore
Egyptian name(s): Ḏbȝ (Tbȝ - Dbȝ) - Bḥdt (Bḥt) - Msn
Coptic name(s): ⲉⲧⲃⲟ - ⲧⲃⲟ - ⲑⲃⲱ
Ethnic(s): Apollonopolites
Modern name(s): Edfu
Variants: Apollonopolis (Apollonos Polis - Apollinopolis) Megale (Magna) / Ano (Superior) - Apollonias - Behdet - Bachthis - Polis Phoibou - Mesen - Edfu - sites including the necropolis Hassaya (Hassaia, Hissaya - Nag' el-Hassaya)


Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 151 (3); p. 157; p. 157-159 (1); p. 160 (4); p. 161 (1); p. 161-169 (1); p. 440 (quater); p. 440 (5); Suppl. 1, p. 48-49 (1 & 4); 49-50 (1); Suppl. 2, p. 23 (1); p. 23 (1); Suppl. 3, p. 19 (1); Suppl. 4, p. 18 (1); p. 18 (1); Suppl. 5, p. 17 (1); p. 23
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 470; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 202; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 121; p. 316; p. 621-622; Vernus, LÄ VI, 1986, col. 323-331; Wilson, Ptolemaic lexikon, 1997, p. 326; CDD Ḏ, 2001, p. 29; CDD B, 2002, p. 2; p. 76-77; p. 99; Clarysse, Pap. Lup 14 (2005), p. 69; CDD Ḥ, 2009, p. 21; p. 179-180
Map: Arrowsmith, Map of Upper Egypt, 1807 (Edfou); Belzoni, Narrative of the operations in Egypt and Nubia, 1820, pl. 38 (Apolinopolis Magna); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Edfoû / Apollinopolis Magna); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. vi (Edfu); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Edfou / Apollinopolis); Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1892), p. 812 (Edfo); Floyer, Eastern desert or northern Etbai, 1893 (Edfu); Geographical journal 16 (1900), 5, p. 596 [c] (Edfu); Survey Department Cairo, 1907, map 1 (Edfu); Ball, South-eastern Egypt, 1912, pl. 3 (Edfu); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 8 (Edfou); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 (Edfou (Apolonopolis (sic) Magna)); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (Apollinopolis (Edfu)); BSOAS 15 (1953), p. 28 (Apollinopolis); JEA 39 (1953), p. 95 Vo inset (Apollinopolis); JEA 39 (1953), p. 95 Vo (Apollinopolis); CdE 28 (1953), p. 127 fig. 13 inset (Apollinopolis); BSOAS 16 (1954), p. 212 (Apollinopolis); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Apollonopolis Magna / Idfu); Schott, Kanais (NAWGöttingen), 1961, pl. 20 (Edfu); Geological survey of Egypt (Cairo), 1979, map NG 36 (Idfu); Said, The geology of Egypt, 1990, p. 546 (Idfu); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 B6d, 1990 (Idfū); CdE 71 (1996), p. 318 (Edfu (Apollinopolis Magna)); Sidebotham / Wendrich (ed.), Berenike 1995, 1996, fig. 1-1 (Edfu / Apollinopolis); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B4 (Apollonopolis Magna); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Edfu / Apollinopolis Magna / Djeba, Mesen); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Edfu pyramid); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 inset (Apollônos polis hè megalè (Idfu)); NeHet 6 (2018), p. 32 fig. 1 (Edfu); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. 4 (Apollinopolis Magna (Edfu)); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. 52 fig. 2.1 (Apollonopolis Magna (Edfu))
Note: new reading in SB 24 15945, 2 (personal name, no toponym; cf. Reiter, AfP 48 (2002), p. 133 (BL 13, 2017, p. 228))


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111406Gasse, Stèles d'Horus sur les crocodiles 3[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC11 - BC06 Egypt, U02 - Apollonopolis (Edfu) [found & written]
58319Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde (ZÄS) 44 (1907-1908), p. 66 no. 16[found & written]pottery Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U02 - Apollonopolis (Edfu) [found & written]
58348Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde (ZÄS) 44 (1907-1908), p. 66 no. 18[found & written]pottery Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U02 - Apollonopolis (Edfu) [found & written]
58349Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde (ZÄS) 44 (1907-1908), p. 67 no. 21[found & written]pottery Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U02 - Apollonopolis (Edfu) [found & written]
91953Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde (ZÄS) 128 (2001), p. 32 n. 67 [Columbia 21.2.124] descr.[found & written]pottery Demotic / Greek BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U02 - Apollonopolis (Edfu) [found & written]
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