Synonyms for bubastis or Related words with bubastis
Examples of "bubastis"
served as the capital of the "nome" of "Am-Khent", the Bubastite nome, the 18th nome of Lower Egypt.
was situated southwest of Tanis, upon the eastern side of the Pelusiac branch of the Nile. The "nome" and city of
were allotted to the Calasirian division of the Egyptian war-caste.
The ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of
are located 3 km southeast of town.
was the ancient capital of the 18th nome, and is home to the feast celebrating the cat-goddess Bastet.
is the Greek name of the Egyptian Per-Bastet.
became the capital of Egypt in the 22nd and 23rd Dynasties. There are remains of the temples built by Osorkon II and Nectanebo II. Catacombs where the sacred cats were buried are located behind an Old Kingdom chapel remains that are from the period of Pepi I.
was a center of worship for the feline goddess Bast (also called "Bastet" (emphasising the feminine ending "t"), or even "
" (after the city)), which the ancient Greeks identified with Artemis. The cat was the sacred and peculiar animal of Bast, who is represented with the head of a cat or a lioness and frequently accompanies the deity Ptah in monumental inscriptions. The tombs at
were accordingly the principal depository in Egypt of the mummies of the cat.
Extant documents mention the names of three Christian bishops of
of the 4th and 5th centuries:
The festival of
was the most joyous and gorgeous of all in the Egyptian calendar as described by Herodotus:
(Greek: "Boubastis" or "Boubastos"), also known in Arabic as Tell-Basta or in Egyptian as Per-Bast, was an Ancient Egyptian city. It was the capital of its own nome, located along the River Nile in the Delta region of Lower Egypt.
is often identified with the biblical "Phibeseth" (Hebrew פי-בסת "PY-BST", Ezekiel 30:17).
Although the cat cult was a religious movement by the beginning of the New Kingdom, it gained importance when Shoshenq I (c. 943–922 BC) developed
, chief centre of worship for the goddess Bast, located east of the Nile Delta, into an important city. At the same time, Bast developed into an immensely popular and important deity representing fertility, motherhood, protection, and the benevolent aspects of the sun – along with Sekhmet, she was known as the Eye of Ra. The cult of the cat garnered a huge following, and thousands of pilgrims journeyed each year to
to celebrate. "
" also became another name by which the goddess was known.
The tomb of the late New Kingdom vizier Iuty was discovered in December 1964 in the "Cemetery of the Nobles" of
by the Egyptian archaeologist Shafik Farid.
Bassist Peter Macbeth left the band in 1969, to join the group
with Bernie Living, and was replaced by Steve Bingham.
An account of this invasion from the Egyptian perspective can be found in the Shishaq Relief at the
Portal near the Temple of Amun at Karnak.
However, as late as 1861, the unnavigable ancient route discovered by Napoleon from
to the Red Sea still channeled water in spots as far east as Kassassin.
The ancient Egyptian historian Manetho called Hotepsekhemwy "Boëthôs" (apparently altered from the name "Bedjau") and reported that during this ruler's reign "a chasm opened near
and many perished". Although Manetho wrote in the 3rd century BC – over two millennia after the king's actual reign – some Egyptologists think it possible that this anecdote may have been based on fact, since the region near
is known to be seismically active.
As part of his genetic experimentation, he created a genetically-engineered feline, which he named
(the Greek name for an ancient Egyptian city which honored the goddess Bast), as his pet and protector.
The Twenty-second Dynasty of Egypt is also known as the Bubastite Dynasty, since the pharaohs originally ruled from the city of
. It was founded by Shoshenq I.
49) Timotheos (Timothy), Diocesan Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Zaqaziq (
), comprising the Holy Suffragan Diocese of Menya Al Qamh (Sais). Being also Titular Bishop of the Titular and Holy Suffragan Dioceses of (Busiris).
Remnants of an ancient west–east canal through the ancient Egyptian cities of
, Pi-Ramesses, and Pithom were discovered by Napoleon Bonaparte and his engineers and cartographers in 1799.
The name of
in Egyptian is "Pr-Bȝśt.t", typically transcribed "Per-Bast". "PR" means "house" and the second word is the name of the goddess Bast or Bastet. The phrase means "House of Bast".
68) Maqar (Makarios), Diocesan Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Al Sharqiyah (
) and of Ramadan City, being also the Titular Bishop of the Titular and Holy Suffragan Dioceses of (Thmuis), (Fakus) and of (Tanis).
Since 2008, the German-Egyptian "Tell Basta Project" has been conducting excavations at
. Previously, in March 2004, a well preserved copy of the Decree of Canopus was discovered in the city.
The tomb belongs to a 19th dynasty Ancient Egyptian named Amenwahsu who was a Scribe of divine writing of the estate of Amun during the reign of Ramesses II. Amenwahsu was a son of Simut, who was a head of outline draughtsmen and the lady Wiay, Amenwhasu's wife was named Iuy. She was a songstress of
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