.Ancient Sources

Sinai and Egypt


145. Thenessus - (Tell Tennis)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Georgius Cyprius, 685-700 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Augustamnica Prima: Pelusium, Setroithes, Tanis, Thmuis, Rhinocorura, Ostracine, Pentaschoinon, Casium, Aphnaion, Ephaestos, Panephysis, the Tents outside Gerra, the Tents inside Gerra, Thennesos.

No biblical text available
EPISCOPAL CITY

Bishops' list
Iron / Heron (A.D. 451)
Anba Dimitriyous, coptic (A.D. 830/49)
Anba Mihayil, coptic (A.D. 1047/77)
Samuel, coptic (A.D. 1086)


ICONOGRAPHIC PARALLELS

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


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