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Apollonopolis Magna

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 22, 2020 07:28 PM History
The city of Apollonopolis Magna was located on the west bank of the Niles, south of Thebes. As the seat of Horus, Greeks regarded it as a site connected with Apollo. It served as the capital of the second nome of Upper Egypt.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 B4 Apollonopolis Magna


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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, Jonathan Fu, R. Talbert, Nate Nagy, and Gabriel Bodard, 'Apollonopolis Magna: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 05 August 2020]

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