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Ptolemais Hermiou was a city in Greco-Roman Egyptmarker, established on the west bank of the Nile by Ptolemy I Soter to be the capital of Upper Egypt. Today, the city of Al Manshah in the Sohag Governorate is located where the ancient city used to be.


  1. Chauveau, Michel (2000) Egypt in the Age of Cleopatra: History and Society Under the Ptolemies Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, page 68 ISBN 0-8014-3597-8
  2. "Al Manshah, Egypt" Falling Rain Genomics, Inc.

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