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E04083: Coptic inscription on a wooden bar from a grave near Samalut (Middle Egypt) invoking Apa *Apollo (S00160) to watch over a deceased abbot of the monastery, presumably that of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), datable to the 7th/8th century.

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posted on 27.09.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
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‘Our father Apa Apollo, protect Apa Daniel, the father/abbot of the monastery (topos). Amen.’


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


Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E04083

Saint Name

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

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲁⲡⲟⲗⲗⲱ

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Inscribed objects Inscriptions - Inscribed architectural elements Inscriptions - Funerary inscriptions

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Bawit Samalut

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

Bawit Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis Samalut Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The whereabouts of this wooden inscription are unknown.

Bibliography

Text: Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch I (KSB I) (Vienna, 1993), 151.

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