Heliopolis

Ancient Egyptian centre (the biblical On) of the worship of the sun god Ra, northeast of Cairo and near the village of Matariah. Heliopolis was also the Greek name for Baalbek. ...
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Heliopolis

one of the most ancient Egyptian cities, and the seat of worship of the sun god, Re. It was the capital of the 15th nome of Lower Egypt, but ... [3 related articles]
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Heliopolis

Heliopolis An ancient city of northern Egypt in the Nile River delta north of modern Cairo. It was the center of worship of the sun god Ra until the rise of Thebes (c. 2100 B.C.). Its importance as the historical repository with famed schools of philosophy and astronomy declined after the founding of Alexandria in the fourth century B.C. Two of it...
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Heliopolis

[Cairo Suburb] ...
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Heliopolis

Heliopolis (hēlēop'ulis) [Gr.,=city of the sun], ancient city, N Egypt, in the Nile delta, 6 mi (10 km) below modern Cairo. It was noted as the center of sun worship, and its god Ra or Re was the state deity until Thebes became capital (c.2100 B.C.). The god Amon was then joined with...
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Heliopolis

Heliopolis, Syria: see Baalbek.
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Heliopolis

Ancient Egyptian centre (the biblical On) of the worship of the sun god Ra, northeast of Cairo and near the village of Matariah. Heliopolis was also the Greek name for Baalbek
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Heliopolis

ancient center of the sun cult now apart of modern Cairo.
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Heliopolis

Site of the main temple of the sun god Ra.
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Heliopolis

[ancient] Heliopolis (s; Ἡλιούπολις, `City of the Sun` or `City of Helios`; Egyptian: ỉwnw; عين شمس ʿĒn Šams}}, `Eye of the Sun`) was one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, the capital of the 13th Lower Egyptian nome. It is now found at the north-east edge of Cairo. The ancient Egyptian cult center Junu, named `On`...
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