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Thebes
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[1] City in the 4th upper Egyptian nome

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The Egyptian Thebes, city in the 4th upper Egyptian nome.

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I. Names

Actually Ws.t ('the strong'), from which derived, no later than the 17th dynasty, a female personification Ws.t nḫt.tj ('victorious Thebes'). Beginning with the Middle Kingdom (c. 1990-1630 BC), often called simply njw.t, 't…

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Quack, Joachim (Berlin), Fell, Martin (Münster), Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), Klodt, Claudia (Hamburg), Kramolisch, Herwig (Eppelheim) and Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), “Thebes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 15 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1207080>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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