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E04073: Coptic funerary inscription invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of the deceased, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was located; datable to the 6th/8th century.

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posted on 25.09.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
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The text of this invocation is incomplete.

+ ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲙⲫⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲕⲟⲗⲗⲟⲩⲑⲟⲥ ⲁⲣⲓ ⲟⲩⲛⲁ ⲙⲛ ⲧⲉⲯⲩ[ⲭⲏ ⲛ

‘God of saint Kollouthos, have mercy on the soul of …’


(Text: M. Hasitzka, trans.: G. Schenke)

History

Evidence ID

E04073

Saint Name

Kollouthos, physician and martyr of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), ob. early 4th cent. : S00641

Saint Name in Source

ⲕⲟⲗⲗⲟⲩⲑⲟⲥ

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Funerary inscriptions

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

Antinoopolis

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

Antinoopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The limestone stele JE 34614 is kept at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Bibliography

Text: Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch I (KSB I) (Vienna, 1993), 160.

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