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E04515: Greek document from the Arsinoites (Fayum) mentioning an institution dedicated to *George (probably the soldier and martyr, S00259); datable to the 6th/7th century.

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posted on 22.12.2017, 00:00 by gschenke
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In line 2 of this very fragmentary document an institution dedicated to George is mentioned:

[ -ca.?- τ]οῦ ἁγί(ου) Γεωργίου υἱοῦ Μα[ -ca.?- ]


A full record of the document can be found at:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/sb;1;4940

History

Evidence ID

E04515

Saint Name

George, soldier and martyr of Diospolis/Lydda : S00259

Saint Name in Source

Γεώργιος

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

699

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

699

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Arsinoites (Fayum)

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

Arsinoites (Fayum) Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

Paris, Louvre AF 6916.

Bibliography

Text: http://papyri.info/ddbdp/sb;1;4940

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