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E00880: Greek invocation of *Michael (the Archangel, S00181), written on a fragmentary slab with a carved Latin cross. Found near Amorion (Phrygia, west central Asia Minor). Probably late antique.

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Inscription A is written in the centre of the slab, within a frame, and is divided in two parts by the lower vertical bar of a large carved cross. Inscription B runs around the edges of the slab.

A: ὁ μέγας ἀρχ(άγγελος)
Μηχ(αήλ)

B: Κ(ύρι)ε βοίθη τὸν + δοῦλον [- - -]

A: 'The great archangel Michael.'
B: 'Lord help the + servant […..]!'

Text: MAMA I, no. 434.

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Evidence ID

E00880

Saint Name

Michael, the Archangel : S00181

Saint Name in Source

Μη(χαὴλ)

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Inscribed architectural elements Images and objects - Sculpture/reliefs

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

400

Evidence not after

650

Activity not before

450

Activity not after

650

Place of Evidence - Region

Asia Minor

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Amorion

Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)

Amorion Nicomedia Νικομήδεια Nikomēdeia Izmit Πραίνετος Prainetos Nicomedia

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

A marble slab, decorated with a carved Latin cross. Broken above. Found in a private house in Emirli (= Emirdağ?), near Amorion (Phrygia, central Asia Minor). H. 0.19 m; W. 0.165 m; Th. 0.0075 m; letter height 0.0075-0.0225 m. Inscription A is written in the centre and divided into two parts by the lower vertical bar of the cross. Inscription B runs around the slab.

Bibliography

Edition: Monumenta Asiae Minoris Antiqua I, no. 434. Inscriptiones Christianae Graecae database, no. 1694: http://www.epigraph.topoi.org/ica/icamainapp/inscription/show/1694 Further reading: Halkin, F., "Inscriptions grecques relatives à l'hagiographie, IX, Asie Mineure", Analecta Bollandiana 71 (1953), 94.

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