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Ἑρμόπολις). “City of Hermes.”


Parva ( μικρά), a city of Lower Egypt, stood upon the canal which connected the Canopic branch of the Nile with Lake Mareotis.


Magna ( μεγάλη), an ancient city in Middle Egypt, standing on the west bank of the Nile, a little below the confines of Upper Egypt. This place was famous for its worship of Anubis (q.v.) or Hermanubis; and was the sacred burial-place of the ibis.

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