Heliopolis

Heliopolis, meaning "sun city" in Ancient Greek, can refer to
*Heliopolis (ancient), the ancient city in Egypt
*Heliopolis (Cairo suburb), a suburb in modern Cairo, Egypt
*Heliopolis style, the architectural style of the modern Heliopolis Cairo suburb
*Baalbek now in modern Lebanon, also known to the Romans as "Heliopolis"
*Ilioupoli or Ilioupolis, meaning "Heliopolis" in Modern Greek, a southeastern suburb of Athens, Greece
*Heliópolis, the largest favela of São Paulo City, Brazil
*Heliopolis (Cosmic Era), a fictitious territory/colony in the sci-fi anime series "Gundam Seed"
*Heliopolis (Stargate), a fictitious planet in the sci-fi television series "Stargate SG-1" (see The Torment of Tantalus)
*Heliopolis (novel), is a dystopian novel by Ernst Jünger
*Heliopolis (song), is a song off the Morning Dance album by Spyro Gyra
*Heliopolis (album), is a psychedelic trance album released by Swedish artist Filteria
*Héliopolis, a town in France situated on the Île du Levant
*Heliopolis (Marvel Comics), a location in Marvel Comics
* Heliopolis is a Greek siege unit in Age of Mythology: The Titans ExpansionHeliopolis is a legendary or mythical city somewhere in eastern Russia, mentioned in chapters 5 & 7 of Yngvar's Saga, see VIKINGS IN RUSSIA, Yngvar's Saga and Eymund's Saga, Translated and Introduced by Hermann Palsson and Paul Edwards, Edinburgh University Press, 1989

See also

*Sun City


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  • Heliopolis — Heliopolis in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heliopolis — Héliopolis Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Héliopolis est un nom propre qui peut désigner : Toponyme Héliopolis antique, ville antique égyptienne dans le delta du Nil Héliopolis… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HÉLIOPOLIS — Aux environs immédiats du Caire, vers le nord, Héliopolis, la ville du Soleil, dont le nom égyptien ancien était On (mentionné dans la Bible), n’est plus aujourd’hui qu’un grand souvenir. L’urbanisme a profondément modifié cette zone: une partie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Heliopolis —   [griechisch »Sonnenstadt«],    1) ägyptisch Iunu, im Alten Testament On, altägyptische Stadt, lag im Nordosten des heutigen Kairo. Heliopolis war Hauptstadt des 13. unterägyptischen Gaues und wurde im Alten Reich zum wichtigsten Kultort des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • HELIOPOLIS — (Gr., meaning city of the sun ; Egyptian, Iunu; Heb., On), ancient city of lower Egypt situated about six miles N. of Cairo on the site of the modern village of El Matariyah. From earliest times Heliopolis was the cult center for the worship of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Heliópolis — is a neighborhood in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.The area is considered the largest favela of the city. In the 1990s the government recognized its residents were not squatters but residents, officially sanctioning the favela as a neighborhood.… …   Wikipedia

  • Heliopŏlis — (gr., Sonnenstadt, a. Geogr.), 1) der griechische Name der Stadt Baalbek, s.d.; 2) (ägypt. On, in der Bibel Beth Schemesch), Stadt in Unterägypten, östlich vom Nil, an dem Kanal, welcher den Nil mit dem Arabischen Meerbusen verband, mit berühmtem …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Heliópolis — fue una importante ciudad del Antiguo Egipto, capital del nomo 13 del Bajo Egipto. La ciudad estaba situada al noroeste de la actual ciudad de El Cairo, cerca de donde se encuentra hoy en día el aeropuerto, un poco alejada de la orilla occidental …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Heliopolis — [hē΄lē äp′ə lis] [Gr Hēliopolis, lit., city of the sun < hēlios (see HELIOS) + polis, city] 1. ancient city in the Nile delta, just north of where Cairo now stands: center for the worship of the sun god Ra 2. ancient city on the site of modern …   English World dictionary

  • Heliopŏlis — (»Sonnenstadt«), 1) altägypt. Stadt, 8 km nordöstlich von Kairo, deren Trümmer bei dem Dorfe Matarîje liegen; ägyptisch hieß sie Onu, hebräisch On. Der Lokalgott der Stadt war Atum (s. d.), der sich dort in einem Stier offenbarte; er wurde… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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