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E04037: Coptic documents from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), mentioning or referring to the topos of Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, S00160); datable to the 6th/8th century.

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Bawit Summary

The topos/monastery of saint Apa Apollo is mentioned or referred to more or less explicitly in the following documents:

P.Bawit Clackson 72 (?)
P.Bawit Clackson 77

P.Brux.Bawit 34
P.Brux.Bawit 35
P.Brux.Bawit 40r

P.Köln ägypt. 2 30
P.Köln ägypt. 2 32
P.Köln ägypt. 2 36
P.Köln ägypt. 2 38
P.Köln ägypt. 2 39

P.Louvre Bawit 9
P.Louvre Bawit 16–19 (?)

P.Mon. Apollo 1–5
P.Mon. Apollo 8–9
P.Mon. Apollo 18–20
P.Mon. Apollo 22–26
P.Mon. Apollo 28
P.Mon. Apollo 30
P.Mon. Apollo 32–41
P.Mon. Apollo 44
P.Mon. Apollo 50
P.Mon. Apollo 58
P.Mon. Apollo 59b–61
P.Mon. Apollo 66

History

Evidence ID

E04037

Saint Name

Apa Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century ) : S00160

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲁⲡⲟⲗⲗⲱ

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Bawit

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

Bawit Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Source

Information on excavation and finds is available at: http://www.ifao.egnet.net/archeologie/baouit/#en For an overview of the history and art history of the site see: http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cce/id/349 The documents of P.Brux.Bawit and P.Mon.Apollo are available online at: http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.brux.bawit and http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.mon.apollo respectively.

Bibliography

Texts and translations: P.Bawit Clackson: Clackson, S.J., It is Our Father Who Writes: Orders from the Monastery of Apollo at Bawit (Am.Stud.Pap. XLIII; Cincinnatti, 2008). P.Brux.Bawit: Delattre, A., Papyrus coptes et grecs du monastère d'apa Apollô de Baouît conservés aux Musées royaux d'Art et d'Histoire de Bruxelles (Académie royale de Belgique. Mémoires de la Classe des Lettres. Collection in-8°. 3e série. Tome XLIII; Brussels, 2007), No. 2045. P.KölnÄgypt.2: Schenke, G., Koptische Urkunden der früharabischen Zeit (Pap.colon. IX/2; Paderborn, 2016), Nos. 18-64. P.Louvre Bawit: †Clackson, S. J., and Delattre, A., Papyrus grecs et coptes de Baouît conservés au Musée du Louvre (Bibliothèque d'Études coptes 22; Cairo, 2014), Nos. 1—83. P.Mon.Apollo: Clackson, S.J., Coptic and Greek Texts Relating to the Hermopolite Monastery of Apa Apollo (Griffith Institute Monographs; Oxford, 2000), Nos. 1—66. Nos. 27, 31, 48 are Greek; the rest Coptic. Excavation, Finds and History: Bénazeth, D., and Rutschowscaya, M.-H. (eds.), Jean Clédat, Le monastère et la nécropole de Baouit (MIFAO 111; Cairo, 1999). Calament, F., "L'apport des nouvelles découvertes épigraphiques de Baouît," in: P. Buzi, A. Camplani, and F. Contardi (eds.), Coptic Society, Literature and Religion from Late Antiquity to Modern Times. Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th–22nd, 2012, and Plenary Reports of the Ninth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo, September 15th–19th, 2008, OLA 247, vol. 1 (Leiden, 2016). J. Clédat, Le monastère et la nécropole de Baouît, 2 vols. (MIFAO 12, 39; Cairo, 1904, 1916). Coquin, R.-G., and Martin, M., "Bawit. History," in: The Coptic Encyclopedia (New York, 1991) vol. 2, 362b–363a. Delattre, A., ‘Nouveaux papyrus du monastère de Baouît’, in: A. Boud’hors und C. Louis, Études coptes XII Quatorzième journée d’études (Rome, 11–13 juin 2009), 2014, 61–76. Hadji-Minaglou, G. "Découvertes récentes à Baouît, sowie C. Meurice, Sculpture in Bawit: New Discoveries," in: P. Buzi, A. Camplani, and F. Contardi (eds.), Coptic Society, Literature and Religion from Late Antiquity to Modern Times. Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th–22nd, 2012, and Plenary Reports of the Ninth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo, September 15th–19th, 2008 OLA 247, vol. 1 (Leiden, 2016). Schenke, G., "Micro- and Macro-Management. Responsibilities of the Head of the Monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit," in: P. Buzi, A. Camplani, and F. Contardi (eds.), Coptic Society, Literature and Religion from Late Antiquity to Modern Times. Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th–22nd, 2012, and Plenary Reports of the Ninth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo, September 15th–19th, 2008, OLA 247, vol. 1 (Leiden, 2016), 637–638 and 683–692. Severin, G., "Bawit, Architecture," in: The Coptic Encyclopedia, vol. 2 (New York, 1991), 363b–366a. Wegner, J. "The Bawit Monastery of Apa Apollo in the Hermopolite Nome and its Relations with the “World Outside”," The Journal of Juristic Papyrology 46 (2016), 147–247.

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