Hermopolis Magna

Hermopolis Magna

(hərmŏp`əlĭs măg`nə), ancient city, central Egypt, on the Nile and near the modern Ashmunein. It was the chief seat for the worship of Thoth. At the modern Tunneh el Gebel, 7 mi (11 km) southwest of the site, is a Greco-Egyptian cemetery.
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9: it is Hermopolis Parva that is in the Delta, while Hermopolis Magna (the city of Thoth) is in Middle Egypt; p.