Nome (Egypt)

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A nome (, from, nomós, “district”) was a territorial division in ancient Egypt.wikipedia
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Nomarch

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Each nome was ruled by a nomarch (Ancient Egyptian: heri-tep a'a).
A nomarch (Ancient Egyptian: heri-tep a'a) was a provincial governor in Ancient Egypt; the country was divided into 42 provinces, called nomes (Egyptian: sepat).

Memphis, Egypt

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Lower Egypt (Egyptian "Ā-meḥty"), from the Old Kingdom capital Memphis to the Mediterranean Sea, comprised 20 nomes.
Memphis (مَنْف ; Bohairic ; Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Inebu-hedj, the first nome of Lower Egypt.

Lower Egypt

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Lower Egypt (Egyptian "Ā-meḥty"), from the Old Kingdom capital Memphis to the Mediterranean Sea, comprised 20 nomes.
Lower Egypt was divided into nomes and began to advance as a civilization after 3600 BC.

Upper Egypt

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Some, like Xois in the Nile Delta or Khent in Upper Egypt, were first mentioned on the Palermo Stone, which was inscribed in the Fifth Dynasty.
In ancient Egypt, Upper Egypt was known as tꜣ šmꜣw, literally "the Land of Reeds" or "the Sedgeland" It was divided into twenty-two districts called nomes.

Bubastis

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The names of a few, like the nome of Bubastis, appeared no earlier than the New Kingdom.
It was the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt, and notable as a center of worship for the feline goddess Bastet, and therefore the principal depository in Egypt of mummies of cats.

Thebes, Egypt

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Thebes was the main city of the fourth Upper Egyptian nome (Sceptre nome) and was the capital of Egypt for long periods during the Middle Kingdom and New Kingdom eras.

History of ancient Egypt

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The number of nomes changed through the various periods of the history of ancient Egypt.
It was in this era that formerly independent states became nomes (districts) ruled solely by the pharaoh.

Xois

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Some, like Xois in the Nile Delta or Khent in Upper Egypt, were first mentioned on the Palermo Stone, which was inscribed in the Fifth Dynasty.
It belonged to the Sebennytic Nome, and later was the capital of its own nome, the Xoite nome.

Ancient Egypt

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A nome (, from, nomós, “district”) was a territorial division in ancient Egypt.
At a regional level, the country was divided into as many as 42 administrative regions called nomes each governed by a nomarch, who was accountable to the vizier for his jurisdiction.

Inebu-hedj

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Inebu-hedj (White Walls, also Inbu-Hedj, White fortress) was one of 42 nomes (administrative division) in Ancient Egypt.

Khaset (nome)

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Khaset (Mountain bull, also Chasuu) was one of 42 nomes (administrative division) in Ancient Egypt.

Sais, Egypt

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It was the provincial capital of Sap-Meh, the fifth nome of Lower Egypt and became the seat of power during the Twenty-fourth Dynasty of Egypt (c.

Kom el-Hisn

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Its location in the 3rd nome of Lower Egypt, or "Estate of the Cattle", focus on the goddess Hathor, as well as faunal and textual evidence suggests it played a role in transporting cattle between regions.

Letopolis

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Letopolis (Greek: Λητοῦς Πόλις) was an ancient Egyptian city, the capital of the second nome of Lower Egypt.

Antinopolis

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Hadrian created a new nome, Antinoopolites, for which Antinopolis was the capital.
It first belonged to the Heptanomis, but under Diocletian (286 AD) Antinopolis became the capital of the nome of the Thebaid.

Damanhur

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In Ancient Egypt, the city was the capital of Lower Egypt's 7th Nome of A-ment.

Tanis

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Tanis is unattested before the 19th Dynasty of Egypt, when it was the capital of the 14th nome of Lower Egypt.

Athribis

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Athribis was once the capital of the tenth Lower Egyptian nome.

Sebennytos

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Sebennytos was the capital of Lower Egypt's twelfth nome (the Sebennyte nome).

Mendes

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The city is located in the eastern Nile delta (30.95833°N, 31.51583°W) and was the capital of the 16th Lower Egyptian nome of Kha, until it was replaced by Thmuis in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Busiris (Lower Egypt)

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In antiquity, Busiris was the chief town of the Ati nome in Egypt.

Ta-Seti

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Ta-Seti (Land of the bow, also Ta Khentit, the Frontier or Borderland) was the first nome (administrative division) of Upper Egypt, one of 42 nomoi in Ancient Egypt.

Tell Nebesha

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This was the ancient capital of the 19th Nome of Lower Egypt.

Heliopolite Nome

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The Heliopolite, or Thirteenth Nome (Egyptian: Heq-At, lit. "Prospering Scepter"), was a nome (province or district) of Ancient Egypt.

Leontopolis

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It was the capital of the 11th nome of Lower Egypt (the Leontopolite nome) and was probably the centre of pharaonic power under the 23rd dynasty.