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E04078: Coptic funerary inscription from Upper Egypt, invoking the God of Apa *Pgol (S01561) to act mercifully with respect to the deceased; datable to the 6th–8th.

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posted on 25.09.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
KSB 1 681

+ ⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ⲙⲫⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲡϭⲱⲗ̣ ⲁ̣ⲣⲓ ⲟⲩⲛⲁ̣ [ⲙⲛ ⲧⲉⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲛ-

‘God of saint Apa Pgol, have mercy [on the soul of …’


(Text: M. Hasitzka; trans.: G. Schenke)
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E04078

Saint Name

Pgol, Apa Pgol : S01561

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲡϭⲱⲗ̣

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 name in other Language(s)

Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The nummulitic stone stele is kept at the Museum in Cairo.

Bibliography

Text: Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch I (KSB I) (Vienna, 1993), 230.

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