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Dios Polis (Thebes east)

TM Geo 576

Egypt - 4th Upper Egyptian nome, Peri Thebas (Theban area) (U04b) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais (admin.) - located on the eastern Nile bank - cf. also U04b Peri Thebas (TM Geo 1690), U Thebais (TM Geo 2982), U04a Thebaion Kleros (TM Geo 4480), U T-shet-resi-Niout (TM Geo 5172), U04b Libya / N-awiou-n-per-imenet-Niout (TM Geo 5484), U04b Chesebaieon / Per-Chonsou-neb-aha-n-Niout (TM Geo 4347)
25.68502752,32.6355911 (Lat,Long)


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


4 ancient authors with this ethnic


Status: city: polis; metropolis; nout; demi


Greek name(s): Διὸς πόλις Μεγάλη - Θῆβαι - Νο
Latin name(s): Thebae - No - Diospolis
Egyptian name(s): Nw.t (Nw.t-rsy.t - Nw.t-n-Ỉmn) - Pȝ-dmỉ-Ỉmn - Ỉwnw-Šmʿ
Coptic name(s): ⲛⲏ - ⲛⲉ
Ethnic(s): Diopolites - Diospolites - Diopolitikos? - Thebaios - Thebaikos - Thebaeus - Thebaites
Modern name(s): Thebes east
Variants: 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


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, p. 30; p. 42; p. 43; Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 68
Biblio: 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
Map: Arrowsmith, Map of Upper Egypt, 1807 (Thebes - Carnac - Luxor); Belzoni, Narrative of the operations in Egypt and Nubia, 1820, pl. 38 (Thebes); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Karnak - Louqsor - Ruines de Thèbes); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. vi (Theba); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Karnak); Floyer, Eastern Desert of Egypt, 1887 (Luxor - Karnak); Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1892), p. 812 (Luxor); Floyer, Eastern desert or northern Etbai, 1893 (Luxor); Survey Department Cairo, 1907, map 1 (Karnak - Luxor); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 1 (plan) (Luxor); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 8 (Karnak / Louxor); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 (Louxor); BSOAS 15 (1953), p. 28 (Thebes); BSOAS 16 (1954), p. 212 (Thebes - Luxor); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Thebae / Luxor); U.S. Army Map Service, map NG 36-10 (3rd ed.), 1959 (Luxor); Geological survey of Egypt (Cairo), 1979, map NG 36 (Luxor); Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. inset (Tebe); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F6a, 1990 (Al-Uqṣur (Luxor)); P. Survey, 1993, p. 386 (Thebes [Karnak]); P. Survey, 1993, p. 4 (Thebes); P. L. Bat. 27, 1995, p. 217 (Karnak); P. L. Bat. 27, 1995, p. 217 (Luxor); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B2 (Diospolis Magna / Thebai); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 85 (Thebes (Waset)); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 86 (Luxor); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 91 (Karnak); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Luxor / Thebes); Cuvigny (ed.), La route de Myos Hormos, 2003, p. 663 (Thebai); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 inset (Dios polis)
Note: 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)


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701444Cachette de Karnak (online) 299 (see link below)[found & written]metal (gold) / stone (breccia) uninscribed? BC27 - BC22 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak, cachette [found & written]
701462Cachette de Karnak (online) 323 (see link below)[found & written]stone (hard green stone) uninscribed? BC27 - AD03 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak, cachette [found & written]
701487Cachette de Karnak (online) 358 (see link below)[found & written]stone (granite, black) Hieroglyphic? BC27 - AD03 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak, cachette [found & written]
701489Cachette de Karnak (online) 360 (see link below)[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic? BC27 - AD03 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak, cachette [found & written]
701559Cachette de Karnak (online) 442 (see link below)[found & written]stone (granite, black) uninscribed BC27 - AD03 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak, cachette [found & written]
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