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Bickerstaff, Dylan

"Antinous, Ancient Egypt's Last God," Ancient Egypt, vol. 9, no. 4, issue 52, February/March 2009, pps. 34-40.  To access pdf click here.


Birley, Anthony R.

Hadrian, The Restless Emperor, 1997, Routledge, London and New York, pps. 235-258, chapter 19, "Death in the Nile."  To access pdf click here.


Boatwright, Mary Taliaferro

Hadrian and the City of Rome, 1987, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U. S. A., pps. 239-60, "Appendix The Obeliscus Antinoi."  To access pdf click here.

Hadrian and the Cities of the Roman Empire, 2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U. S. A., chapter 8, pps. 190-196, "Antinoopolis."  To access pdf click here.


Calament, Florence

La revelation d’Antinoe par Albert Gayet Histoire, archeology, museographie, vols. 1 and 2, 2005, Institut Francais d’Archeologie Orientale, Cairo, Egypt.


Castrizio, Daniele

Le monete della Necropoli Nord di Antinoupolis (1937 - 2007), Antinoupolis Scavi e Materiali, vol. 2, 2010, Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” Florence, Italy.


Del Francia Barocas, Loretta

Antinoe cent’anni dopo Catalogo della mostra Firenze Palazzo Medici Riccardi 10 luglio - 1 novembre 1998, 1998, Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” Florence, Italy.


Gayet, Albert

L'Exploration des Ruines d'Antinoë et la Découverte d'un Temple de Ramsès II enclos dans l'Enceinte de la Ville d'Hadrien, Leroux, Paris, 1897.  To access pdf click here.


Grenier, Jean-Claude

L'Osiris ANTINOOS, CENIM 1, Montpellier, 2008.  To access pdf click here.


Grossmann, Peter

"Antinoopolis Januar/Februar 2009 Vorläufiger Bericht über die Arbeiten im Frühjahr 2009," Aegyptus, vol. 89, 2009, pps. 257-276.  To access pdf click here.

"Antinoopolis Januar/Februar 2010 Arbeiten in der Kirche D3," Aegyptus, vol. 90, 2010, pps. 147-163. To access pdf click here.

"Antinoopolis January/February 2012 Work in the Church D3 and in the Baptistery-Chapel of the North Necropolis," Aegyptus, vol. 91, 2011, pps. 81-110. To access pdf click here.

"Antinoopolis February 2014 Work in the So-Called Chiostro at the Church beside the Assumed Eastern Gate," Aegyptus, vol. 92, 2012, pps. 75-85.  To access pdf click here.


Guidotti, Maria Cristina and Lavinia Pesi

La ceramica da Antinoe, Studi e Testi di Papirologia, N. S. 6, 2004, Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” Florence, Italy.


Heidel, James B.

"Antinoupolis, A Hadrianic Reinterpretation of the Abydos Sacred Landscape," KMT, A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt, vol. 23, no. 4, winter 2012-13, pps. 60-67.  To access pdf click here.


Malouta, Myrto

"Roman Empire and British Imperialism:  The Private Archive of J. de M. Johnson's Excavation in Antinoupolis," Analecta Papyrologica, vol. 27, 2015, pps. 203-230.


Minutoli, Diletta

"Stampigliature su Coperture d'Anfora in Argilla Provenienti da Antinoupolis," Analecta Papyrologica, vol. 26, 2014, pps. 321-358.  To access pdf click here.


Mitchell, Ezio

"Osservazioni topografiche preliminari sull'impianto urbanistico di Antinoe," Vicino Oriente, vol. V, 1982, pps. 171-179.  To access pdf click here.


Pintaudi, Rosario, editor

Antinoupolis Scavi e Materiali, vol. 1, 2008, Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” Florence, Italy.  To access pdfs by chapter / author's name, click any of the following page numbers.  The first pdf contains the table of contents with the chapter titles.

  • Table of contents and preface, pps. I-XII.
  • R. Pintaudi, Gli scavi dell'Istituto Papirologico "G. Vitelli" di Firenze ad Antinoe (2000-2007) - Prime notizie, pps. 1-40.
  • P. Grossmann, Antinoopolis - Der Komplex des „Peristylbaus," pps. 41-46.
  • P. Grossmann, Antinoopolis.  Zur area der Kolluthoskirche, pps. 47-60.
  • D. Minutoli, Antinoe, Necropoli Nord 2007:  la tomba di Tg'ôl.  Prime informazioni, pps. 61-74.
  • D. Minutoli, Recupero e restauro dei papiri nelle campagne di scavo 2003-2007 ad Antinoe, pps. 75-100.
  • H. Harrauer, R. Pintaudi, Un papiro figurato da Antinoe, pps. 101-106.
  • D. Castrizio, Per un'interpretazione del papiro figurato da Antinoe, pps. 107-110.
  • D. Minutoli, Omero, Odissea III 446-459, 478-489, pps. 111-116.
  • G. Nachtergael, R. Pintaudi, Deux parchemins bibliques d'Antinoé, pps. 117-130.
  • A. Delattre, Textes coptes et grecs d'Antinoé, pps. 131-162.
  • G. Nachtergael, R. Pintaudi, Inscriptions funéraires grecques d'Antinoé, pps. 163-174.
  • J.-L. Fournet, D. Pieri, Les dipinti amphoriques d'Antinoopolis, pps. 175-216.
  • D. Castrizio, Le monete "bizantine" dalla Necropoli Nord di Antinoe (1979-2006) e la serie a leggenda PAN. Relazione preliminare, pps. 217-228.
  • D. Castrizio, It tesoretto aureo dal complesso del santuario di San Colluto della Necropoli Nord di Antinoe, pps. 229-278.
  • R. Pintaudi, La rappresentazione della Dormito Virginis su un piatto da Antinoe, pps. 279-292.
  • M.C. Guidotti, La ceramica del Kôm II A ad Antinoe, pps. 293-418.
  • F. Silvano, Materiale vitreo dalla Necropoli Nord di Antinoe, pps. 419-432.
  • E. Ribechini, M.P. Colombini, Appendice - Caratterizzazione chimico-analitica, pps. 433-438.
  • S. Russo, Campagne di scavo 2005-2007:  le calzature, pps. 439-470.
  • G. Rosati, Aegyptiaca dagli scavi recenti ad Antinoe, pps. 471-478.
  • G. Rosati, Il tempio di Ramesse II: appunti sull'attività in corso, pps. 479-484.
  • E. Pecchioni, Malta delle colonne del tempio di Ramesse II, pps. 485-488.
  • G. Rosati, Indagine sul gebel a est di Antinoe, pps. 489-494.
  • D. Zaccaria, Tombe rupestri - Planimetria d'insieme, pps. 495-500.
  • D. Zaccaria, Tombe rupestri - Piante e sezioni, pps. 501-508.
  • M. Coli, G. Pini, G. Rosati, I siti estrattivi di Antinoe, pps. 509-532.
  • D. Zaccaria, L'ippodromo di Antinoe: rilievo topografico, pps. 533-538.
  • R. Pintaudi, The excavations of the Isituto Papirologico "G. Vitelli" of Florence at Antinoopolis (2000-2007) - Preliminary report (Trad. di S. Tanner), pps. 539-556.

Antinoupolis Scavi e Materiali, vol. 2, 2014, Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” Florence, Italy.  To access pdfs by chapter / author's name, click any of the following page numbers.  The first pdf contains the table of contents with the chapter titles.

  • Table of contents and preface, pps. I-XII.
  • M. Spanu, Note sulle mura urbane di Antinoupolis, pps. 1-58.
  • M. Spanu, Note preliminari sul progetto "Carta archeologica di Antinoupolis," pps. 59-82.
  • G. Romagnoli, L'edilizia in terra cruda di Antinoupolis, pps. 83-98.
  • K. Strutt, J. B. Heidel, A. Graham, The 2012 geophysical survey at Antinoupolis, pps. 99-120.
  • M. Coppola, G. Rosati, Il tempio di Ramesse II ad Antinoe, pps. 121-152.
  • G. Romagnoli, Rilevamenti su un settore dell'area urbana di Antinoupolis.  Note preliminari, pps. 153-164.
  • P. Ballet, M. C. Guidotti, Identificazione e analisi delle discariche domestiche e industriali della città di Antinoe, pps. 165-222.
  • A. Le Bian, Le théâtre d'Antinoopolis, pps. 223-240.
  • P. Grossmann, Antinoopolis the area of St. Colluthos in the north necropolis, pps. 241-300.
  • J. B. Heidel, The monastery of Deir el Hawa and associated features, architectural study, pps. 301-354.
  • A. Delattre, Annexe. Les inscriptions, pps. 355-358.
  • M. Coli, G. Rosati, M. Baldi, La via Adriana ad est di Antinoupolis:  esplorazione e rilievi, pps. 359-375.
  • J. Marchand, Appendice. The ceramics of the via Hadriana, pps. 376-378.
  • H. G. Severin, Zur Bauskulptur und zur Datierung zweier Kirchenbauten in Antinoupolis, pps. 379-414.
  • E. R. O'Connell, John de Monins Johnson 1913/14 Egypt Exploration Fund expedition to Antinoupolis (Antinoë), with appendix of objects, pps. 415-466.
  • E. R. O'Connell, ed., Catalogue of British Museum objects from the Egypt Exploration Fund's 1913/14 excavation at Antinoupolis (Antinoë), pps. 467-504.
  • Edizioni dell'Istituto Papirologico "G. Vitelli" volumi pubblicati, pps. 505-506.

Pintaudi, Rosario, et al.

"Latrones: Furti e Recuperi da Antinoupolis," Analecta Papyrologica, vol. 26, 2014, pps. 359-402.  To access pdf click here.


Rondot, Vincent

"Note sur six chapiteaux composite réutilisés dans la mosquée al-Yūsufī à Mellawi," Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte, vol. 70, 1984-85, pps. 143-149.  To access pdf click here.

"Sur le voyage de sept chapiteaux d'Antinoé vers Le Caire [avec 3 planches]," Annales Islamologiques, vol. 25, 1991, pps. 241-243.  To access pdf click here.


Silvano, Flora

"Glass Production in Antinoopolis, Egypt," in Annales du 19e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre, Piran 2012, Irena Lazar editor, Koper, Slovenia, 2015, pps. 244-249.  To access pdf click here.


Zahrnt, Michael

"Antinoopolis in Ägypten:  die hadrianische Gründung und ihre Privilegien in der neueren Forschung," Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt, part II, vol. 10.1, 1988, pps. 669-706.