Sites & cities that bear the name of Leontopolis


First trace of activity : ca. 9th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Recorded names : Taremu, Λεόντων πόλις, Leonto, Λεοντώ, Leontos, Tell el-Muqdam

Description : Leontopolis was an Ancient Egyptian city located in the Nile Delta, Lower Egypt. It served as a provincial capital and Metropolitan Archbishopric, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see. The archaeological site and settlement are known today as Kafr Al Muqdam.

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