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E04329: Greek document from Babylon (Heliopolites) acknowledging the receipt of a payment from a man/monk associated with *Sourous (possibly S01584); datable to the 7th/8th century.

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P.Lond 5 1754

In this document of the early Arab period the receipt of a particular payment is acknowledged. The payment was made by a monk named Samuel of the monastery of Sourous.

In lines 1–2 one reads:

ἔσ̣χα(μεν) πα(ρ)ʼ ὑμῶν Τζαμουλ ἀπὸ Ἁγίου Σουροῦ

'… we have received from you, Samuel from (the monastery) of saint Sourous, …'


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

For a complete record of the document see:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.lond;5;1754
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E04329

Saint Name

Sourous, Apa Sourous, superior and holy man at the monastery of Apa Phoibammon on the mountain of Jeme : S01584

Saint Name in Source

Σουροῦς

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

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

Babylon

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

Babylon Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

London, British Library Pap 1654.

Bibliography

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

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