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E02209: Greek account of a meat seller, from the area of Hermopolis, mentioning an institution dedicated to *Horouonchios (martyr, S01187); datable to the 6th/7th century.

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posted on 03.01.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
SPP (Stud.Pal.) 20 250, lines 12–13

(ὑπὲρ) σαρκί(νου) λόγο(υ) τῆς̣ [
ἁγίου Ὡρουωγχίο[υ]

'For meat on account of the […] of saint Horouonchios …'


Text: C. Wessely, English translation: G. Schenke.

A complete record of the text can be found at:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/stud.pal;20;250

History

Evidence ID

E02209

Saint Name

Herouodj, martyr together with Moui : S01187

Saint Name in Source

Ὡρουώγχιο[ς]

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Other private document

Language

Greek

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

Hermopolis

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

Hermopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

The fragmentary papyrus G 2268 belongs to the papyrus collection in Vienna and has been dated on palaeographical grounds.

Discussion

The same saint can be found in E02156, E02158, E02208, E02210, E02211, and E02212.

Bibliography

Edition: Wessely, C., Studien zur Palaeographie und Papyruskunde XX, Catalogus Papyrorum Raineri. Series Graeca. Pars I. Textus Graeci papyrorum, qui in libro "Papyrus Erzherzog Rainer–Führer durch die Austellung Wien 1894" (Leipzig, 1921). Mention: O'Leary, De L., Saints of Egypt (London: SPCK, 1937), 151. Papaconstantinou, A., Le culte des saints en Égypte des Byzantins aux Abbassides (Paris: CNRS, 2001), 222–223.

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