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E01918: Greek account concerning wine, mentioning an institution dedicated to *Phoibammon (probably the soldier martyr of Assiut, S00080), from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), datable to the 5th/6th century.

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posted on 11.10.2016, 00:00 by gschenke
BGU 12 2177, line 6–7

οἴ(νου) ἀγγ(εῖα) μικρὰ το̣ῦ̣ ἁ̣γ̣ίου Φο̣ι̣βάμ̣  ̣

'… small wine measures of saint Phoibammon …'

Text and German trans.: H. Maehler. English translation: G. Schenke.


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History

Evidence ID

E01918

Saint Name

Phoibammon, soldier martyr of Preht (ob. c. 304) : S00080

Saint Name in Source

Φο̣ι̣βάμ̣  ̣

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Other private document Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

400

Evidence not after

599

Activity not before

400

Activity not after

599

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hermopolis

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

Hermopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

Then document P. 21794 from Hermopolis is housed at the papyrus collection in Berlin. The document is dated on palaeographical grounds.

Discussion

The wine measures mentioned here seem to refer to jars of a church or a monastery of Phoibammon. For similar circumstances see E00662.

Bibliography

Edition: Maehler, H., Papyri aus Hermupolis (Aegyptische Urkunden aus den Königlichen (later Staatlichen) Museen zu Berlin, Griechische Urkunden, vol. XII; Berlin, 1974). Mention: Papaconstantinou, A., Le culte des saints en Égypte des Byzantins aux Abbassides (Paris: CNRS, 2001), 420.

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