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E01923: Coptic rent contract for parts of a house facing a 'street of Apa Gabriel', perhaps named after a church or monastery of *Gabriel (the Archangel, S00192), from Hermopolis, datable to the 7th century.

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posted on 11.10.2016, 00:00 by gschenke
CPR 4 114, lines 3–4

ⲉϩⲏⲧ ϩⲛ ⲧⲉ̣ϩⲣ̣[ⲩ]ⲙ̣ⲏ̣ ⲛⲁⲡⲁ ⲅⲁⲃⲣⲓⲏⲗ

'… to the north onto the street of Apa Gabriel …'


For a complete record of the document see:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/cpr;4;114

History

Evidence ID

E01923

Saint Name

Gabriel, the Archangel : S00192

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲅⲁⲃⲣⲓⲏⲗ

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Lease or rental document

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

699

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

699

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 Named after Saint

  • Gates, bridges and roads

Source

Papyrus document from Hermopolis, housed at the papyrus collection in Vienna. The document is dated on palaeographical grounds.

Discussion

See the same street mentioned in CPR 4 115, E02076.

Bibliography

Text: http://papyri.info/ddbdp/cpr;4;114 Further reading: Papaconstantinou, A., Le culte des saints en Égypte des Byzantins aux Abbassides (Paris: CNRS, 2001), 423.

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