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E01092: Fragmentary Greek fiscal codex from Aphrodito (Upper Egypt), containing an account of public taxes and mentioning a monastery of *Shenoute (abbot of the White Monastery, d. 465) as well as an institution dedicated to *John (presumably the Apostle and Evangelist, S00042); datable to the 8th c.

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posted on 22.01.2016, 00:00 by dlambert, gschenke
P.Lond 4 1471:

… δ(ιὰ) (τοῦ) μον(αστηρίου) ἁγίου Σενο[υ]θ(ίου) Πανὸ(ς) π(αγαρχίας) …

'… through the monastery of saint Shenoute of the Panopolite pagarchy, …'


αὐτουργ(οὶ) Τεπυθέ(ως) Ἁγίου Ἰωάννου

'… farmers of Teputhes of (the monastery of?) saint John'


(Text: H. I. Bell; trans.: G. Schenke)

The full text is available online at:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.lond;4;1471

History

Evidence ID

E01092

Saint Name

Shenoute, abbot of the White Monastery near Akhmim/Panopolis (Upper Egypt), ob. c. 465. : S00688 John, the Apostle and Evangelist : S00042

Saint Name in Source

Σενούθιος Ἰωάννης

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Fiscal document Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

700

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

700

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Aphrodito

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

Aphrodito Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

This fragmentary papyrus codex belongs to the British Library, London, British Library pap. inv. 1516.

Discussion

The monastery mentioned must be the White Monastery of Shenoute near Panopolis.

Bibliography

Text: Bell, H.I., and Crum, W.E., Greek Papyri in the British Museum. London IV: The Aphrodito Papyri (London, 1910).

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