.Ancient Sources

Sinai and Egypt


155. Kaenupolis - (Cynopolis ? / Abu Sir Bana [Panau] ?)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Hierocles, Synecdemos, 723:6-726:2 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Egypt, 23 cities under an Augustalis: Alexandria, Ermopolis, Menelaites, Metelis, Bouto, Kabasa, Sais, Naukratis, Andron, Nikiu, Xois, Phragonis, Pachnenunis,Diospolis, Sebennutos, Onuphis, Taua, Cleopatris, Kuno, Busiris, Oasis, Elearchia, Paralos.

No biblical text available
BYZANTINE ADMINISTRATIVE LISTS

Georgius Cyprius, 730-743 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Aegyptus Secunda: Cabasa, Phragonis, Pachnemounis, Diospolis, Sebennutos, Kuno [
Kaenupolis?], Bousiris, Elearchia, region Paralos, village Pariane, village Rhichomerios, Xois.


EPISCOPAL CITY

Bishops' list
Hermaeon, meletian (A.D. 325)
Adamantius (A.D. 325)
Maurion / Marion (A.D. 458, 459)
Sergius (A.D. 553)
Anba Yuhanna, coptic (A.D. 830/49)


ICONOGRAPHIC PARALLELS

Umm al Rasas: Church of St. Stephen
(8th cent. A.D.)
Panau


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