The Heliopolite, or Thirteenth Nome (
Egyptian describes something of, from, or related to Egypt.
Egyptian or Egyptians may refer to:
Nations and ethnic groups
* Egyptians, a national group in North Africa
** Egyptian culture, a complex and stable culture with thousands of years of r ...
A sceptre (British English
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"), was a
Nome may refer to:
* Nome (Egypt)
A nome (, from grc, νομός, ''nomós'', "district") was a territorial division in ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt was a civilization of Ancient history, ancient North Africa, concen ...
(province or district) of
Ancient Egypt was a civilization
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Civilizations are intimately associated with additional char ...
. Its capital was
Heliopolis (I͗wnw, Iunu or 𓉺𓏌𓊖; egy, I͗wnw, 'the Pillars'; cop, ⲱⲛ; gr, Ἡλιούπολις, Hēlioúpοlis, City of the Sun) was a major city of ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt was a of , concentrated along the lowe ...
, which was the Heliopolis
of the Ptolemaic
era and the modern
Ain Shams (also spelled Ayn or Ein - ar, عين شمس, , cop, ⲱⲛ ⲡⲉⲧ ⲫⲣⲏ) is a suburb
The Swedish suburbs of Husby/Kista/Akalla are built according to the typical city planning of the Million Programme.
A suburb (or subu ...
(a suburb of
Cairo ( ; ar, القاهرة, al-Qāhirah, , Coptic
Coptic may refer to:
* Copts, an ethnoreligious group mainly in the area of modern Egypt but also in Sudan and Libya
* Coptic language, a Northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in E ...
). The district formed part of
, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt
Image:Lower Egypt Nomes 01.png, 350px, Map of Lower Egypt with its historical nomes
Lower Egypt ( ar, مصر السفلى '; ''Tsakhet'') is the northernmost region
In geography, regions are areas that are ...
Nomes of ancient Egypt