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APHTHI´TES NOMOS ( Ἀφθίτης νομός), a nomos of Lower Egypt, in the Delta, mentioned by Herodotus, between those of Bubastis and Tanis; but neither he nor any other writer mentions such a city as Aphthis. The name seems to point to a chief seat of the worship of Phthah, the Egyptian Hephaestus. (Hdt. 2.166.)


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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.166
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