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  • During the New Empire, except at the beginning, the nomes seem to have been almost entirely ignored: under the Deltaic dynasties (except of course in the traditions of the sacred writing) they were named after the metropolis, as the province (tosh) of Busiris, the province of Sais, &c.: hence the Greek names Bownptr,ls vojs~, &c. The Arsinoite nome was added by the Ptolemies after the draining of the Lake of Moeris (qv.), and in the later Ptolemaic and the Roman times many changes and additions to the list must have been made.
  • He gave her name to a number of cities, and also to a district (nome) of Egypt.'
  • Sioout), capital of the 13th nome of Upper Egypt.
  • The district formed part of the nome (administrative division) of Boeotia and Attica until 1899, when it became a separate nome.
  • ~ the nome of the dog Anubis, the 17th or Cynopolite nome of Upper Egypt.

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