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E02211: Greek list of taxpayers from the village of Aphrodito (Upper Egypt), mentioning a presbyter from an institution dedicated to Apa *Horouonchios (martyr, S01187); datable to the 6th century.

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P.Cairo Masp. 3 67288:

This list of taxpayers from the village of Aphrodito belongs to the archive of Dioscoros.

Col. 6v, line 1:

☧ Ἰωσῆφις πρεσβ(ύτερος(?)) ἄπα Ἑρο(υ)ωγ̣[χ]ι̣(ου)


'Joseph, the presbyter of Apa Herouonchios'


Text: J. Maspero. Translation: G. Schenke.

A complete record of the text, as well as images, can be found at:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.cair.masp;3;67288

History

Evidence ID

E02211

Saint Name

Herouodj, martyr together with Moui : S01187

Saint Name in Source

ἄπα Ἑρο(υ)ωγ̣[χ]ι̣(ος)

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - List Documentary texts - Fiscal document

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

599

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

599

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Aphrodito

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

Aphrodito Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

The papyrus document JE45194 belongs to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and has been dated on palaeographical grounds.

Discussion

The same saint can be found in E02156, E02158, E02208, E02209, E02210, and E02212.

Bibliography

Edition: Maspero, J., Papyrus grecs d'époque byzantine, Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire III (Cairo, 1916). 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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Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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