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Kanopos (Abuqir)

TM Geo 1001

Egypt - 3rd Lower Egyptian nome, Gynaikopolites (Kom el-Hisn, Damanhur) (?) (L03?) - provincia: Aegyptus - according to Ptolemaios metropolis of the L07 Menelaites (admin.) - cf. also L03? Kanobikon Stoma (TM Geo 4356), L03? Kanobike Dioryx (TM Geo 11798), L00 Kanobike Pyle (TM Geo 58666), L00 Kanobeus (TM Geo 999)
31.320896,30.063645 (Lat,Long)


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


Status: city: polis; metropolis; civitas; area: nesos


Greek name(s): Κάνωπος - Κάνωβος
Latin name(s): Canopus
Egyptian name(s): Pr-gwt (Pa-gwt) - Gnp
Ethnic(s): Kanopites (Kanopitis) - Kanopikos (Kanobikos) - Kanopeus - Kanobis - Canopicus - Canopita (Canopitis) - Canopeus - Canopitanus
Modern name(s): Abuqir
Variants: Kanopos (Kanobos - Canopus) - Abuqir (Abukir) - sites including Maamurah; Serapeum (Sarapieion)


Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 65; p. 66 (quater); p. 66-67 (1); Suppl. 2, p. 88 (1); Timm, p. 438-445
Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 576; P. L. Bat. 21, 1981, p. 487 (1); Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 81; CDD P, 2010, p. 34; p. 110
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Abuqir / Kanopos); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 C2 (Canopus); ZPE 168 (2009), p. 269 (Canopos)
Note: see also the attestations for L03? Serapeum (11799); cf. the expression 'Kanobismos', 'Kanobic (i.e. luxurious) life', Enkanopos (i.e. the god Sarapis in Kanopos - TM god 130)


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6506Corpus of Ptolemaic inscriptions (CPI) 1 104[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - BC01 Egypt, L03? - Kanopos (Abuqir) [found & written]
103912I. Delta p. 249 no. 22[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD03 Egypt, L03? - Kanopos (Abuqir) (?) [found & written]
103220I. Delta p. 257 no. 36[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, L03? - Kanopos (Abuqir) [found & written]
103219I. Delta p. 257 no. 37[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, L03? - Kanopos (Abuqir) [found & written]
6367Corpus of Ptolemaic inscriptions (CPI) 1 89[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - BC03 Egypt, L03? - Kanopos (Abuqir) [found & written]
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