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Dionysias (Qasr Qarun)

TM Geo 565

Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Themistos (00b) - provincia: Aegyptus - toparchia 7 and 9 (admin.) - located near 00b Chalkorychia (TM Geo 496); east of 00b Philoteris (Wadfa) (TM Geo 1780), 00b Euhemeria (Qasr el-Banat) (TM Geo 675), 00b Theadelpheia (Batn el-Harit) (TM Geo 2349)
29.40642,30.417435 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Fayum project (map), Fayum project (text), Pleiades, ToposText

Status: village: kome; demi

Greek name(s): Διονυσιάς
Latin name(s): Dionisias
Egyptian name(s): Tywnss - Pȝ-dmỉ-n-mȝy (Pȝ-dmỉ-mȝy)
Ethnic(s): Dionysiotes
Modern name(s): Qasr Qarun
Variants: Dionysias - P-demi-mai ('The new village') - Qasr Qarun (Qasr Qaroun - 'Castle of Qarun')

Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 107-110; Suppl. 1, p. 96; p. 97; Suppl. 2, p. 44-45; Suppl. 3, p. 31-32; Suppl. 4, p. 52; Suppl. 5, p. 29; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 375; Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, p. 42
Biblio: PM IV, 1934, p. 97; Cavenaille, Stud. Pap. 8 (1969), p. 7-35; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 81; I. Fayoum 2, 1981, p. 119-128; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 193; CDD T, 2012, p. 87; p. 89; p. 211; Lippert, Soknopaios (Lecce 2013), 2015, p. 161-162; Römer, The Themistou meris, 2019, p. 261-282
Map: Arrowsmith, Map of Upper Egypt, 1807 (Kesr Keroun); Schwartz, Qasr-Qarun / Dionysias 1950, 1969, p. 76 fig. 48b (Dionysias); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 C2 (Dionysias); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Qasr Qarun / Dionysias)

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47610Bulletin de l‘Institut français d‘archéologie orientale (BIFAO) 85 (1985), p. 103 no. 1008[found & written]pottery Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, 00b - Dionysias (Qasr Qarun) [found & written]
47611Bulletin de l‘Institut français d‘archéologie orientale (BIFAO) 85 (1985), p. 103 no. 1009[found & written]pottery Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, 00b - Dionysias (Qasr Qarun) [found & written]
44444I. Fayoum 2 137[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Greek BC03 - BC02 Egypt, 00b - Dionysias (Qasr Qarun) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
44439P. Sorb. 4 152[written]papyrus Demotic / Greek BC03 Egypt, 00b - Dionysias (Qasr Qarun) [written]
Egypt, 00c - Ghoran [found]
8135SB 20 15155[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00b - Dionysias (Qasr Qarun) [written]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) [found]
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