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Hermopolis (Damanhur)

TM Geo 817

Egypt - 3rd Lower Egyptian nome, Gynaikopolites (Kom el-Hisn, Damanhur) (L03) - provincia: Aegyptus - modern region: Beheira - according to some Egyptian inscriptions of BC02 in the L05 Saites; according to a Demotic Ptolemaic inscription in the 'nomos of Alexandria'; according to Ptolemaios capital of the Alexandreon Chora (admin.)
31.033655,30.4707825 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Talbert Peutinger, ToposText, Wikipedia

Status: city: polis; demi; civitas; metropolis

Greek name(s): Ἑρμοῦ πόλις Μικρά
Latin name(s): Hermupolis - Ermupolis
Egyptian name(s): Pȝ-dmỉ-Ḥr (Pr-dmỉ-Ḥr) - Wnw (Wny)
Coptic name(s): ϯⲙⲓⲛϩⲱⲣ - ⲡⲇⲓⲙⲉⲛϩⲱⲣ - ⲡⲓϯⲙⲓⲛϩⲱⲣ - ⲡⲧⲓⲙⲉⲛϩⲱⲣ - ϯⲙⲉⲛϩⲱⲣ
Modern name(s): Damanhur
Variants: Hermopolis (Hermou Polis) Mikra (Parva / Minor) - Hormoupolis - P-demi-Horos ('The town (of) Horos') - Damanhur

Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 174-175 (4); Suppl. 1, p. 113 (4); Gauthier, Dictionnaire VI, 1929, p. 93-94
Biblio: Miller, Itineraria Romana, 1916, col. 871; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 165*; p. 197*-199*; Bernand, I. Delta, 1970, p. 515-550; CDD P, 2010, p. 31; p. 115; CDD T, 2012, p. 208 (bis)
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 C2 (Hermopolis Mikra); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Damanhur / Hermopolis Parva)

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109076Revue d‘Égyptologie (RdE) 43 (1992), p. 3-9[found]metal (gold) Hieroglyphic BC04 Egypt, L03 - Hermopolis (Damanhur) [found]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis, mint (?) [written]
53705Short Texts 1 138[found & written]stone (basalt) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, L03 - Hermopolis (Damanhur) [found & written]
702805Short Texts 3 1974[found]metal (silver) Demotic BC03 Egypt [written]
Egypt, L03 - Hermopolis (Damanhur) (?) [found]
725P. Cairo Zen. 1 59069[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L03 - Hermopolis (Damanhur) [written]
102799I. Métriques 61[found & written]stone (marble) Greek AD04 Egypt, L03 - Hermopolis (Damanhur) [found & written]
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