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E01260: Coptic inscription on wood with an invocation to Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), probably 7th/8th century due to excavation context.

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posted on 10.04.2016, 00:00 by gschenke
KSB 1 355

+ ⲡ- ⲫⲁ-
ⲓⲱ<ⲧ> ⲡ̣- ⲅⲓⲟⲥ
ϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲁ-
ⲡ̣ⲡ- ⲡⲟⲗⲱ
ⲛⲉⲩ- ⲁⲣⲓ ⲡ-
ⲙⲁ ⲁⲙⲉ̣-
ⲉⲧⲟ- ⲉⲩ ⲁⲛ-
ⲩⲁⲁⲃ̣ ⲟⲕ ⲃⲁ-
ⲛⲉ ⲡⲓ-
ⲉⲗⲁⲭ(ⲓⲥⲧⲟⲥ)

'Father, Son, (and) Holy Spirit. Saint Apa Apollo, remember me, Bane, the least!'


Translation: G. Schenke.
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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E01260

Saint Name

Apa Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century ) : S00160

Saint Name in Source

ⲫⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲁⲡⲟⲗⲱ

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Inscribed architectural elements

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Bawit

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

Bawit Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The inscription inv. AF 6975 is made on wood and is kept at the Museé du Louvre in Paris.

Bibliography

Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch I (KSB I) (Vienna, 1993), 130.

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