A province or political division, as of modern Greece or ancient Egypt; a nomarchy.
A word of Greek origin, designating administrative provinces (depending on the period, there were between 38 and 42).
A province of ancient Egypt - there were 42 nomes.
A Greek word for the administrative districts or provinces of Ancient Egypt.
word for "province" in Pharaonic, Hellenistic, and Roman Egypt.
One of the forty-two provinces or districts into which ancient Egypt was divided. There were twenty-two nomes in Upper Egypt and twenty in Lower Egypt. Forty-two was a sacred number.
A province of Ancient Egypt. - See Nomarch. Gk: district.
From the Greek, nomos; this is an administrative province of Egypt. The nome system started in the Early Dynastic Period. During some periods, when there was a highly centralized government the nomes had little political importance.
A nome (from , â€œdistrictâ€) is a subnational administrative division of Ancient Egypt. The use of the Greek name rather than the Egyptians' own results partly from Egypt's long Greek occupation. In addition, the Greeks were fascinated with Egypt, and left many historical records of the country.