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E04327: Greek document from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) concerning the settlement of a family dispute, mentioning the church of Apa *Mark, the Evangelist (S00293), dated between 1 May 567 and 30 April 568.

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posted on 06.11.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Lond 5 1708

The document is an arbitration in a family dispute concerning an inheritance. The church of Mark the Evangelist at the city of Antinoopolis is mentioned as a place where collected rent money for houses was counted.

Lines 165–166 read as follows:

ἐν τῷ πανσέπτῳ οἴκῳ
τοῦ ἁγίου εὐαγγελίστου τῆς πόλεως ταύτης Ἄπα Μάρκο(υ)

'… in the all holy house of Apa Markos, the holy Evangelist of this city.'


(Text: H. I. Bell; trans.: G. Schenke)

For a complete record of the document see:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.lond;5;1708

History

Evidence ID

E04327

Saint Name

Mark the Evangelist : S00293

Saint Name in Source

Ἄπα Μᾶρκο(ς)

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet Documentary texts - Other private document

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

567

Evidence not after

568

Activity not before

567

Activity not after

568

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 - Places

Cult building - independent (church)

Source

London, British Library Pap 1756 Ro.

Bibliography

Text: Bell, H.I., Greek Papyri in the British Museum V (London, 1917).

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