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E02276: Greek lease from Oxyrhynchos (Middle Egypt), mentioning an area of the city named after *Euphemia (presumably the martyr of Chalcedon, S00017); dated to 26 July 568.

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posted on 26.01.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Oxy. 7 1038:

Lease of a room on the ground floor of a house, which describes the location of the property as being in an area named after saint Euphemia.

Lines 20–23 read as follows:

ἀπὸ οἰκίας νευούσης
ἐπὶ νότον διακειμ(ένης) ἐπὶ ταύτης
τῆς πόλεως ἐπʼ ἀμφόδου
τῆς ἁγίας Εὐφημίας

'… of a house facing south situated in this city [in the quarter] of saint Euphemia, …'


(Text and trans: A.S. Hunt)

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

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.oxy;7;1038
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E02276

Saint Name

Euphemia, martyr in Chalcedon, ob. 303 : S00017

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Lease or rental document Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

568

Evidence not after

568

Activity not before

568

Activity not after

568

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Oxyrhynchos

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

Oxyrhynchos Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Towns, villages, districts and fortresses

Source

The papyrus belongs now to Allentown, Muhlenberg College; number unknown.

Bibliography

Edition: Hunt, A.S., The Oxyrhynchus Papyri vol. VII, Published by the Egypt Exploration Society in Graeco-Roman Memoirs (London, 1910), 180–182. See further literature at: http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.oxy;7;1038

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Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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