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E04292: Greek fiscal codex from Aphrodito (Upper Egypt), mentioning a monastery of *Mary (presumably the Mother of Christ, S00033) and a hamlet named after *Pinoution (S01613); datable to the 8th century.

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posted on 06.11.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Lond 4 1414:

At the beginning of folio10, the hamlet named after saint Pinoution is mentioned:

† ἀπὸ ἐπο[ικ(ίου) Ἁγίου Πινουτίωνος

'From the hamlet of saint Pinoution, …'

Folio 11b, line 275 mentions a monastery dedicated to saint Mary:

ἀπὸ μονα(στηρίου) Ἁγία(ς) Μαρίας

'From the monastery of saint Mary, …'


For a complete record of the document see:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.lond;4;1414

History

Evidence ID

E04292

Saint Name

Mary, Mother of Christ : S00033 Pinoution saint with cult in Aphrodito, possibly the bishop of Anitnoopolis associated with Kollouthos : S01613

Saint Name in Source

Μαρία Πινουτίων

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus codex Documentary texts - Fiscal document

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

700

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

700

Activity not after

799

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Aphrodito

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

Aphrodito Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

The papyrus document Pap 1409 is housed at the British Library in London. The dating rests on context and palaeographical grounds.

Bibliography

Text: Bell, H.I., and Crum, W.E., Greek Papyri in the British Museum. London IV: The Aphrodito Papyri (London, 1910).

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