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Deir Abou Menas

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: A. Bernand
Contributors: R. Talbert, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Iris Fernandez, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Sean Gillies, Mark Depauw
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Last modified Sep 11, 2017 08:06 AM History
An ancient Christian pilgrimage site that grew into an active town centered around the monastery complex devoted to Saint Menas who is said to have been buried there. The town reached its peak as the most visited pilgrimage site in Egypt during the sixth century AD.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/727105

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church, monastery, sanctuary (religious center), settlement, bath, spa

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 74 B3 Deir Abou Menas

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Deir Abou Menas, Wadi Natrun


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A. Bernand, R. Talbert, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, Iris Fernandez, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Sean Gillies, and Mark Depauw, 'Deir Abou Menas: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/727105> [accessed: 23 October 2018]

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