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Hermopolis Magna, Ashmunein

A. J. B. Wace

Hermopolis Magna, Ashmunein

the Ptolemaic sanctuary and the basilica

by A. J. B. Wace

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Published by Alexandria University Press in [Alexandria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • el Ashmūnein (Egypt)
    • Subjects:
    • el Ashmūnein (Egypt)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alan J. B. Wace, A. H. S. Megaw [and] T. C. Skeat with the assistance of Samy Shenouda.
      SeriesAlexandria University. Faculty of Arts. Publication, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT73.A85 W3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 82 p.
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL266800M
      LC Control Numberne 64002372
      OCLC/WorldCa8135724

      Hermòpolis Magna (Eρμοu πόλις μεγάλη) o Hermòpolis Megale (de vegades només Hermòpolis) fou una ciutat de l'antic Egipte a l'Alt Egipte, anomenada anteriorment Khmun o Khemenu, situada a la riba esquerra del pon a la moderna Al-Ushmunayn o Al-Ashmunein al nord-oest de Mallawi, al sud-est de Roda (estació del ferrocarril del Caire a Luxor a km . HERMOPOLIS MAGNA (Ashmûnein) Egypt. On the borderline between Upper and Middle Egypt, 6 km W of the left bank of the Nile, opposite Antinoöpolis. Pliny referred to it as the Town of Mercury ().

      Hermopolis Magna, modern Al-Ashmūnayn, ancient town of Upper Egypt, located on the Nile River south of Al-Minyā in Al-Minyā muḥāfaẓah (governorate). It was known as Khmunu (“City of the Eight”) and was the capital of the Hare nome (province), the 15th nome of Upper Egypt. The great deity worshiped there was Thoth, god of learning and patron of scribes. 24 mars - Cité de l'Égypte antique El Ashmunei - Khemenu Ogdoade d'Hermopolis Thot - Amon & Amonet - Heh & Hehet - Kek & Keket. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Egypte pharaon, Divinité egyptienne et Dessin égyptien pins.

        Near modern el-Ashmunein, on the west bank of the Nile, north-west of Mallawi, was a town known as Khmunw in Pharaonic times. During the Old Kingdom the town was of great importance as a cult centre of Thoth, god of wisdom, healing and writing. In the Graeco-Roman Period the city was capital of the 15th. The Geology and Papyrology of Hermopolis and Antinoopolis was founded might have been a bit more plentiful than it would appear today since a paucity of arable land would be a major weakness of a new city site. Hence geographical observations inform an interpretation of various documents. For instance in a letter.


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Other editions - View all. Email this Article Hermopolis magna. Hermopolis Magna (mod. El-Ashmunein), a nome-capital (see nomos(1)) on the west bank of the Nile and Graeco-Roman customs-post between Middle and Upper *Egypt.

Buildings described by Jomard have. Hermopolis Magna, whose modern name el‐Ashmunein is derived through Coptic Shmûn from the original Kmunu (“City of the Eight” sc. gods), is situated on the west bank of the Nile some 40 km south of el‐Minia and 7 km north of : Herwig Maehler.

Buy Excavations at El-Ashmunein: Hermopolis Magna, Building of the Roman Period () v. 4 by Bailey, D. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Hermopolis was its administrative center.

The present day name, el-Ashmunein was derived from Khemenu by way of the Coptic place-name, Shmun. The chief god of the region was Thoth, the god of the moon, but also scribes and administration, whom the Greeks identified with Hermes.

Hence, the name Hermopolis, meaning “the City of Hermes”. Hermopolis Magna and the Temples of Thoth Near modern el-Ashmunein, on the west bank of the Nile, north-west of Mallawi, was a town known as Khmunw in Pharaonic times.

During the Old Kingdom the town was of great importance as a cult centre of Thoth, god of wisdom. D. Bailey, Excavations at El-Ashmunein.

IV: Hermopolis Magna: Buildings of the Roman Period. London: British Museum Press, Pp. 82, pls, numerous illus Author: Nigel Pollard. a nome-capital (see nomos (1)) on the west bank of the Nile and Graeco-Roman customs-post between Middle and Upper.

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Hermopolis Magna, buildings of the Roman period. Pottery, lamps and glass of the Late Roman and Early Arab periods Excavations at el-Ashmunein; book Excavations at el-Ashmunein Alan Jeffrey Spencer Published in - in London by Trustees of the British Museum 1.

The topography of the site Alan Jeffrey Excavations At : A. Jeffrey Spencer. The Tell of Hermopolis Magna, modern el‐Ashmunein, is located northwest of the town of Mallawi. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History Browse other articles of this reference work:Author: Salima Ikram.

Hermopolis (also Hermopolis Magna, Greek: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μεγάληHermou polis megale, Egyptian Khemenu, Ḫmnw) was a major city in antiquity, located near the boundary between Lower and Upper Egypt.

A provincial capital since the Old Kingdom period, Hermopolis developed into a major city of Roman Egypt, and an early Christian center from the 3rd century. Hermopolis Magna or simply Hermopolis [1] or Hermopolis Megale (Greek: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μεγάλη [2]) or Hermupolis [3] is the site of ancient Khmun, and is located near the modern Egyptian town of El Ashmunein (from Coptic: Ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛⲉⲓⲛ Shmounein) in Al Minya governorate.

He seems to have been born around and grew up in Old Cairo (=Babylon fortress) before the founding of modern Cairo by the Fatimid caliph (on 6th July ). He became a monk, and then bishop of al-Ashmunein (Hermopolis Magna as it had been; Shmoun in Coptic) in the Thebaid under patriarch Theophanius () or Menas ().

Hermopolis Magna (hərmŏp´əlĬs măg´nə), ancient city, central Egypt, on the Nile and near the modern Ashmunein. It was the chief seat for the worship of Thoth. At the modern Tunneh el Gebel, 7 mi (11 km) southwest of the site, is a Greco-Egyptian cemetery.

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Bailey, Excavations at El-Ashmunein. IV: Hermopolis Magna: Buildings of the Roman Period. London: British Museum Press, Pp. 82, pls, numerous illus Author: Nigel Pollard. Hermópolis Magna (em grego clássico: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μεγάλη; transl.: Hermou Pólis, lit.

"Grande Cidade de Hermes"), conhecida como Quemum (Khmun) pelos egípcios e Axmuneim (el-Ashmunein) no árabe, foi uma cidade, capital do décimo quinto nomo do Antigo Egito e centro de culto do deus á a oeste do rio Nilo, perto da moderna cidade de Maláui.

Hermopolis Magna hərmŏp´əlĭs măg´nə, ancient city, central Egypt, on the Nile and near the modern Ashmunein. It was the chief seat for the worship of Thoth. At the modern Tunneh el Gebel, 7 mi (11 km) southwest of the site, is a Greco-Egyptian cemetery.Bibliography Arnold Arnold, D., “Zur Rekonstruktion des Pronaos von Hermopolis”, in MDAIK 50 (), Arnold Arnold, D., The .Excavations at El-Ashmunein IV: Hermopolis Magna, Buildings of the Roman Period by Bailey, D.M.

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