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E04128: Coptic ostracon from Hermonthis (Upper Egypt), inscribed with the names of Apa *Phoibamon (possibly the soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080) and Apa *Salabinos (S01724), datable to the 7th/8th century.

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KOW 14

The context in which the saints appear remains unclear due to the fragmentary nature of this document.

ⲟ ⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲫⲟⲓⲃⲁⲙⲱⲛ
ⲭⲁⲗⲗⲁⲛⲏ ⲟ ⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲥⲁⲗⲁⲃⲓⲛⲟⲥ
ⲡⲙ̣ⲁ̣ⲣⲧⲩⲣ̣ⲟ̣ⲥ̣

‘Saint Apa Phoibamon (son of?) Challane, saint Apa Salabinos, the martyr.’


(Text: W. C. Till, trans.: G. Schenke)
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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E04128

Saint Name

Phoibammon, soldier and martyr of Assiut : S00080 Salabinos, Apa Salabinos, martyr : S01724

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲡⲁ ⲫⲟⲓⲃⲁⲙⲱⲛ ⲁⲡⲁ ⲥⲁⲗⲁⲃⲓⲛⲟⲥ

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Other private document Late antique original manuscripts - Ostracon/Pot-sherd

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hermonthis

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

Hermonthis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The limestone ostracon KO 198 is kept at the papyrus collection in Vienna. The dating is based on palaeographical grounds.

Bibliography

Text and German translation: Till, W.C., Die koptischen Ostraka der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek (Vienna: H. Böhlaus, 1960), 5.

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