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Syene

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan
Contributors: R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Francis Deblauwe, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Sep 10, 2017 11:03 AM History
The ancient city of Swenett in Egypt, called Syene by the Greeks.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786123

24.0885745, 32.901491
  • Assuan (modern)
  • Assuan (German, AD 1453 - AD 2000)
  • Aswān (Modern Standard Arabic, 6000 BC - AD 2000)
  • Souan (Coptic, AD 300 - AD 640)
  • Suwān (Modern Standard Arabic, AD 750 - AD 940)
  • Συήνη (Syene: Ancient Greek, 750 BC - AD 640)
  • Syenē (30 BC - AD 226)
  • Syēnē (Ancient Greek, 540 BC - AD 640)
  • Uswān (Arabic, 1200 BC - AD 1500)
  • swnw (Ancient Egyptian, 1548 BC - 1086 BC)

settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 inset Syene

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: settlement and quarry cluster at Aswan


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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Francis Deblauwe, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, and Eric Kansa, 'Syene: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786123> [accessed: 22 April 2018]

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