The Nomes of Lower Egypt - for reference

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The Nomes of Lower Egypt - for reference

Post by LivinginLuxor » Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:07 pm

Nome No: l LOWER EGYPT

Nome Name: Aned-Hetch
Capital: Ancient name: Enep-Heg or Ineb Hedj
Men-nefert or Men-nefer
Greek Name: MEMPHIS
Present Name:Miet Rahina or Mit Rahmin
Symbol: White Wall.

Nome God: Aned-Hetch. Town gods: Ptah. Sekhmet-Sokar-Nefertem.

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Nome No: 2

Nome Name: Khensu or Khensu Khem
Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Ayue
Sekhemt
Greek Name: LETOPOLIS
Present Name: Ousiem or Ausim
Symbol: Cow's Thigh

Nome Gods: Khensu or Khensu Khem. Town gods: Heru-ur

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Nome No: 3

Nome Name: Ament or Ament Imu
Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Ement
Nut-ent-Hap (Apis)
Greek Name: GYNAYOKOPOLIS
Present name: Kum El Hesn or Kom el-Hisn
Symbol: West

Nome Gods: Ament or Ament Imu. Town gods: Amentet-Hathor

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Nome No: 4

Nome Name: Sapi-Res
Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Neit-Sy
Tcheqa
Greek Name: PROSOPITES
Present name: Zawyet Razein or Ptkheka Tanta
Symbol: Southern Shield.

Nome gods: Sapi-Res. Town gods: Sebek(Sobek) Isis, Amen. Neit.

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Nome No: 5

Nome Name: Sap-Meh
Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Meit-mehet
Saut, or Zau
Greek name: SAIS
Present name: Sa El Hagar
Symbol: Northern Shield.

Nome gods: Sap-Meh. Town gods: Net, Neit, (Neith)

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Nome No: 6

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Gukhasu
Khasut or Khaset Khasu
Greek name: XOIS
Present name: Skha or Sakha
Symbol: Mountain Bull

Nome gods: Kaset. Town gods: Amen-Ra.

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Nome No: 7

Capital: Ancient Egyptian Name: Ra-Amenti or A-ment
Senti-nefert
Greek name: METELIS, HERMOPOLIS AND/or PARVA.
Present name: El Atf or Damanhur
Symbol: West Harpoon

Nome gods: Ament or A-ment. Town gods: Hu. Ha-Isis-Horus

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Nome No: 8

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Ra-Eyab
Theket or A-bt Tjeku/Per-Atum
Greek Name: HIERONPOLIS and/or HEROONPOLIS and/or
PITHOM
Present name: Tel El Maskhuta
Symbol: East Harpoon

Nome gods: Abt. Town gods: Temu. Atum.

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Nome No: 9

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Engti or Ati Djed
Per-Asar
Greek Name: BUSIRIS
Present name: Abu seir Bena or Abu Sir Bara
Symbol: Andjeti

Nome gods: Ati or Ati Djed. Town gods: Osiris-Horus

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Nome No: lO

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Eih-Kem
Het-ta-her or Ka-khem Hut-hery-ib
Greek name: ATHRIBIS
Present name: Tel Atryp or Tell Atrib
Symbol: Black Bull

Nome gods: Ka-Qem or Ka-Khem. Town gods: Horus(Khenti Khti)

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Nome No: 11

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Ka-Heseb
Hebes-ka or Taremu
Greek name: KABASA and/or LEONTOPOLIS
Present name: Harbeit and/or Tell al-Urydam Heseb
Symbol: Bull

Nome gods: Ka-Hesed. Town gods: Horus-Onuris

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Nome No: 12

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Theb Netret, Theb Neter, Theb-ka
Greek Name: SEBENNYTOS
Present name: Samanud.
Symbol: Calf and Cow

Nome gods: Theb-Ka. Town gods: Onuris-Hor Akhti

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Nome No: 13

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Heq-At
Annu, Iunu
Greek name: HELIOPOLIS, ON
Present name/s Ain Shams and/or Materiya(suburb of Cairo)
symbol: prospering Sceptre

Nome Gods: Heka-Ankh. Town gods: Ra-Atum-Thoth

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Nome No: 14

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Khnt-Eyab and or Khent-abt
Tjaru
Greek name: TANYS, TANIS, SILE
Present name: San El Hagar and/or Tell Abu Sefa
Symbol: Eastmost

Nome gods: Khent-Ab. Town gods: Heru. Horus-Set.

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Nome No: 15

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Thoth and/or Tehut Ba'h
Weprehwy
Greek name: HERMOPOLIS PARVA
Present name: Damanhur and/or Baqliya
Symbol: Ibis

Nome gods: Tehut, ( Tehuti, Thoth.) Town gods: Horus-Thoth

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Nome No: 16

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Hat-Meheit, Per-ba-neb-Tettu,
Kha Djedet
Greek name: MENDES
Present name: Tel El Rabea and/or Tel El Rub
Symbol: Fish

Nome gods: Kha Town gods Ba-neb-Tattu. Khnum

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Nome No: 17

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Behdet, Pa-khen-en-Amen,Semabehdet
Per-Bast
Greek name: DIOSPLIS PARVA
Present name: Tel El Balamun
Symbol: The Throne

Nome gods: Sam-Behutet. Town gods Soped-Amoun Ra-Horus

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Nome No: 18

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Emty-Khenti, Pa-khen-en-Amen Per-Bast,
Am-Khent Per-Bastet.
Greek name: BUBASTIS
Present name: Tel Basta or Tell Bastah (nr.Zagazig)
Symbol: Prince of the south.

Nome gods: Am-Khent. Town gods Bast and/or Bastet

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Nome No: 19

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Emty-Behu. Per-Uatchet
Am-Pehu Dja'net
Greek name: BOUTO, BUTO, LEONTOPOLIS TANIS.
Present name: Kom-El Faraiyn, and/or Nebesha and/or
San el-Hagar
Symbol: Prince of the North

Nome gods: Am-Pehu. Town gods: Uatchet (wdjet)

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Nome No: 2O

Capital: Ancient Egyptian name: Soped, Sopdu, Qesem,
Greek name: ARABIA, PER SOPDU
Present name: Saft El Henna
Symbol: Plumed Falcon.

Nome gods: Sept, (Sopdu or Soped). Town gods: Sept, (Sopdu/Soped)


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Post by Mrs. Doubtfire » Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:24 pm

Dont you just love the way, Mrs. Doubtfire isnt given one word of credit for all this work, and only Stans name appears on it. I think its called "intellectual theft". Hahaha. :mrgreen:

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Post by LivinginLuxor » Sat Mar 11, 2006 12:55 pm

And you asked me publicly to make it sticky, so everyone knows where it comes from!
I might agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong!
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Post by Mrs. Doubtfire » Sun Mar 12, 2006 4:48 pm

Lets hope people find it useful anyway. I wonder how many people knew that Luxor was DIOSPOLIS MAGNA! :mrgreen:

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Post by fenix » Sun Mar 12, 2006 7:17 pm

As i reacted before in an other topic.... many tnx for all the time you spend to give us simple 'amateurs' all this information, which i find very help full and use full for understanding history of Egypt.

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Post by Mrs. Doubtfire » Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:32 am

I am just reading a book at the moment where the author uses the ancient names of towns in one place and then the modern names in others and seems to leave the Greek names out altogether. I have already had to check the tables to find out exactly where he was talking about !! I hope it proves as useful as I think it will. :mrgreen:

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