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Nile

TM Geo 3943

Egypt - - provincia: Aegyptus - located in modern Egypt and Sudan - cf. also L19? P-sebet-p-ir-aa (TM Geo 10795), U04b T-achi-n-Hapi-aa (TM Geo 13932), U04b Tȝ-sḏf-n-Ḥʿpy-ʿȝ / Tsatphe (TM Geo 7736)


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Status: river: potamos; fluvius; flumen; ir


Greek name(s): Νεῖλος - Αἴγυπτος - Ἀετός - Γαίων - Σῖρις
Latin name(s): Nilus - Geon - Giris - Aegyptus - Triton
Egyptian name(s): Ḥʿpy - Ḥʿpy-ʿȝ - Pȝ-yr-ʿȝ
Ethnic(s): Neilaios - Neiloios - Niliacus - Neilotes
Variants: Neilos (Nilus - Nile) - Aigyptos - Aetos ('Eagle') - Okeane - Gaion (Geon - Gehon - Gihon) - Siris - Giris - Hapi - P-ir-aa ('The great river')


Repertoria: Dizionario I 1, p. 25; II, p. 81
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 146; Spiegelberg, Mythus vom Sonnenauge, 1917, p. 326 no. 1081; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 50; p. 248; p. 293-294; CDD Y, 2001, p. 12; CDD Ḥ, 2009, p. 58
Map: Alpine Journal 56 (1947), p. 35 [a] (R. Nile); ANRW II 10.1, 1988, p. 769 fig. 1 (Nile); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 15 [b] (Nile); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Nile [bis]); Ball, South-eastern Egypt, 1912, pl. 3 (R. Nile [bis]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 1 J5 (Nile); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 3 B5-B4 (Nilus [bis]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 E4 (Nilus); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D4-E1 (Nilus [ter]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 G4-D1 (Nilus [quinquies]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 78 B5 (Nilus); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 G1-G2 (Nilus [bis]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 A1-B5 (Nilus [quater]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 81 C1-A5 (Nilus [ter]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 82 A1-D2-C5 (Nilus [ter]); BIFAO 7 (1909), pl. 1 (Nil); CdE 28 (1953), p. 127 fig. 13 inset (Nile); CdE 71 (1996), p. 318 (Nile river [bis]); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 B6b, 1990 (River Nile [bis]); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F3a, 1990 (River Nile); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F3b, 1990 (River Nile); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F5b, 1990 (River Nile); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F6c, 1990 (River Nile); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 J3a, 1990 (River Nile [bis]); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 J3b, 1990 (River Nile); Eos 48 (1956), 2, p. 94-114 fig. 1 (the Nile); Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, pl. (Nile [bis]); Floyer, Eastern Desert of Egypt, 1887 (River Nile); Floyer, Eastern desert or northern Etbai, 1893 (Riv. Nile); Geographical journal 16 (1900), 5, p. 596 [c] (R. Nile); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (Nilus Flumen); JEA 79 (1993), p. 81 (River Nile); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Le Nil fleuve); Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2 (1832), p. 28 no. 2 (R. Nile [bis]); LÄ VI, 1986, col. 1101-1102 no. 1 (Nile); Maxfield / Peacock, The Roman imperial quarries I, 2001, p. 194 (Nile); MDAI Kairo 22 (1967), p. 111 fig. 1 (Nil); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 1 (plan) (Nil fleuve); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 1 (profil) (Nil fleuve); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 8 (Nil Fleuve - Nil Fl.); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 (Le Nil Fleuve); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 inset (le Nil); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xix (Nil [ter]); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xx (Nile); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xxi (Nil); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xxii (Nile); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xxii (Nil [bis]); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 inset (Nil F.); Said, The geology of Egypt, 1990, p. 546 (river Nile); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. 4 (Nile River); Sidebotham / Gates-Foster (ed.), Survey of the desert roads, 2019, p. 52 fig. 2.1 (Nile River); Speidel, Roman army studies I, 1984, p. 325 (Nile); Survey Department Cairo, 1907, map 1 (River Nile [bis]); ZPE 101 (1994), p. 86 (Le Nil)
Note: cf. also the adjectives 'N(e)ilogenes' ('Nile-born'), 'N(e)ilobrochos' ('inundated by the Nile') and 'Neilagogos' ('making the Nile grow'), the noun neilometrion ('nilometer'), and the Neilaia festival; new reading in P. L. Bat. 34 26, 24 ([Pȝ-yʿ]r > no toponym; cf. note p. 213)


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