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E01310: Coptic funerary inscription with an invocation to the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of the deceased, presumably 6th/7th century, from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt).

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posted on 25.04.2016, 00:00 by gschenke
KSB 2 1070

+ ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲙⲫⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ
ⲕⲟⲗⲗⲟⲩⲑⲟⲉ
ⲉⲕⲉⲣ ⲟⲩⲛⲁ ⲙⲛ ⲧⲉ-
ⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲙⲡⲙⲁⲕ<ⲁ>ⲣⲓ-
ⲟⲥ ⲥⲓⲁ ⲡⲥⲁ ⲛⲟⲕⲉ ⲛⲧⲁϥⲙ-
ⲧⲟⲛ ⲙⲙⲟϥ ⲛⲥⲟⲩ ⲅ
ⲡⲁⲟⲡⲉ ⲡⲉⲃⲟⲧ ⲛⲧⲉⲣⲟⲙⲡⲉ ⲧⲁⲓ
 (ⲓⲛ)ⲇ(ⲓ)ⲕ(ⲧⲓⲱⲛⲟⲥ)

'God of saint Kollouthos, may you have mercy on the soul of the blessed Sia, the sesame dealer/maker, who has gone to rest on day three of the month Pauni in this 10th indiction year.1

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

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Evidence ID

E01310

Saint Name

Kollouthos, physician from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), ob. early 4th cent. : S00641

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Funerary inscriptions

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

699

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

699

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Antinoopolis

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

Antinoopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The marble grave stele was found in Antinoopolis/Antinoe, but its whereabouts are presently unknown.

Discussion

For similar inscriptions, see E01263, E01264, E01301, E01309, and E01311.

Bibliography

Munier, H., "Stéles chrétiennes d’Antinoé," Aegyptus 29 (1949), 129, no. 2. Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch II (KSB II) (Vienna, 2004), 144–145, no. 1070.

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