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Akhmim

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Akhmim is a city in the Sohag Governorate of Upper Egypt. Referred to by the ancient Greeks as Khemmis, Chemmis and Panopolis, it is located on the east bank of the Nile, 4 miles to the northeast of Sohag.

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Google previewUnexpected Links Between Egyptian and Babylonian Mathematics (2005)

by J”ran Friberg

Akhmim is a mathematical recombination text of the same kind as, for instance, the Egyptian hieratic papyrus P. Rhind (see Sec. 2.1a above), the OB clay tablet BM 85194 (Fig. 2.4.1), or the Egyptian ...

Google previewThe London Quarterly and Holborn Review (1894)

Akhmim is a large market town on the ...

Google previewProphets, Gods and Kings in Sīrat Sayf ibn Dhī Yazan (2016)

An Intertextual Reading of an Egyptian Popular Epic by Helen Blatherwick

Akhmim is a town in Upper Egypt, approximately halfway between Cairo and Aswan, with which the ancient Egyptian god Thoth, the scribe of the gods, is traditionally associated. Thoth was the god of wisdom, science, medicine and writing.

Google previewWisdom of the Mystic East, The

Suhrawardi and Platonic Orientalism by John Walbridge

” The clearest evidence of link between the Hermetism of Panopolis and the Sufism of Islamic Akhmim is a vigorous tradition of alchemy, for Dhu'l-NI'm was as much an alchemist as ...

Google previewThe Parchments of the Faith (1894)

by George Edmands Merrill

The story is as follows : Akhmim is a large market town in Upper ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (2005)

by Kathryn A. Bard

Akhmim was apparently attheborderline between thetwowarring factions. With the exception ofa stela belonging to aprovincial governornamed Intef, nothingis known about Akhmimin the Middle Kingdom. Moreisknownfrom theNew Kingdom ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (2008)

by Morris L. Bierbrier

Akhmim Egberts, Arno, B. P. Muchs, and J. Van Der Vliet, eds. Perspectives on Panopolis: An Egyptian Town from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2002. Hope, Colin, and Anne McFarlane. Akhmim in the ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

AKHMIM, or EKHMIM, a town of Upper Egypt, on the right bank of the Nile, 67 m. by river S. of Assiut, and 4 m. above Suhag, on the opposite side of the river, whence there is railway communication with Cairo and Assuan. It is the largest town ...

Google previewDictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2013)

by Joel B. Green, Prof. Jeannine K. Brown, Nicholas Perrin

Late in the nineteenth century a section of the Gospel of Peter was found in a grave near Akhmim, Egypt. This Greek codex (P.Cair. 10759) from the seventh or eighth century a.d. preserves a portion of the narrative from the closing scene of ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

AKHMIM—AKRON- . Turkey, in the vilayet of Van, and 58 m. n.w. from Van. It is on the n.w. shore of Lake Van, and surrounded by a double wall and moat, and further protected by towers and a citadel. The old city of A., at a little distance from ...

Google previewThe Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology (2017)

by Finney

Akhmim rather than delegating the responsibility to a divine messenger. Similarly , the ram standing next to a tree is in keeping with the rabbinic interpretation that the ram had been especially created at the twilight of Sabbath eve and was ...

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Scrabble value of A1K5H4M3I1M3

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