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Ὄμβοι). The last great city of Upper Egypt, except Syené. It stood on the eastern bank of the Nile, in the Ombites Nomos, and was celebrated as one of the chief seats of the worship of the crocodile. Juvenal's Fifteenth Satire is founded on a religious war between the people of Ombi and those of Tentyra, who hated the crocodile (Ptol.iv. 5, 73; Aelian, H. A. x. 21).

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