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Antinoöpolis


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(᾽Αντινόου πόλις, also Antinoë, Antinou, mod. Shaikh Abāda), town in Upper Egypt founded by Hadrian in 130; a flourishing center of Hellenic culture. In 297 Diocletian made Antinoöpolis an important ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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