see TahpanhesTahpanhes
, Tahapanes
, or Tehaphnehes
, ancient city, NE Egypt, on Lake Manzala. The site is now on the Suez Canal. Herodotus states that the city (called by the Greeks Daphnae) had a garrison of Psamtik's troops and, in the early 5th cent. B.C.
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an uncountable number of Daphnae move about." The next successive scenes penetrate the water, as if Painleve is inviting the viewer to dive into the stream (and perhaps the unconscious) and see with the eyes of a fish.
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One of the latter was the prophet Jeremiah, who ended up gloomily in the Delta city of Daphnae, after the fall of Jerusalem in 587 BC, where he rewarded his hosts by prophesying that they too would fall under the Babylonian yoke.