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Philae Island

The island of Philae, is an island in the middle of the River Nile, one of the forts strongest along the border of southern Egypt, and separating the Nile to the two channels Maackstan in Aswan, the Temple of Philae and moved from its original location on the island of Philae was assembled on the island of Ojeljka, in the wake of the High Dam .
This is because the name of elephants or Vilay to the Greek language, which means (beloved) or (granules) The Arabic name to her that he (Anas exist), the proportion of the myth once in the story of the Thousand and One Nights The name of the ancient Egyptian and Coptic is Bilak or Balakh means to reduce or end because it was last borders of Egypt in the south. And a set of worship dedicated to the worship of the goddess Isis, is that the island contained the temples of Hathor and Amenhotep, and other temples.
Temple of Philae
This temple dedicated to the goddess Isis, which was swamped with waters of the Nile was divided and re-assembled in a new location on the island of Ajeljka a distance of about 500 m from its original location on the island of Philae and includes buildings of the temple of Hathor and the visitor can see the sound and light at night, which offers a variety of languages ​​
Egypt was a prosperous part of the Romanian parts of the empire, the rich the right has built several new towns in which the most famous establishments in Egypt in Roman times, the so-called sleep Pharaoh any kiosk of Trajan and the impact on the island of Philae was built by Emperor Trajan, the Roman governor.

Temples on the island of Philae
Held a large number of temples on the island of "elephants" Perhaps the oldest of these temples, dating to the reign of King Thutmose III (1490-1436 BC). In the fourth century BC, built the King "Nakht Npf" (378-341 BC). And a huge temple built on the effect of "Ptolemy Veladlv" (third century BC) the great temple, and then followed by many of the Ptolemaic kings and the governors of the Romans until the crowded island of Philae temples , and the best known is called the "chamber of Pharaoh."
There is also a large number of statues of the kings of ancient Egypt on the island of Philae.


 
Back ruins the first on the island of Philae to the reign of King Taharqa (family and Twenty-fifth) and the Temple of Isis, one of the largest and most important effects in the group of temples large and small on the island of Philae and the running of this temple is about a quarter of the island Among other effects on the island of Philae limited "Nkhtnpo I" (family xxx), and two rows of columns dating back to Roman times, the Temple of Erassanovas Greek - Roman Temple of Mandolees (from the Roman era), and the Temple of Amahotb (from the Ptolemaic period), and the most important small temples that surround the group temples, the great temple of Hathor (the Ptolemaic period) compartment and Trajan.
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