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E06116: Greek receipt from Arsinoiton Polis (Fayum), concerning payment and mentioning a street dedicated to *Mark (presumably the Evangelist, S00293); dated 26 Juli 683.

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posted on 16.08.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Grenf. 2 100

In line 8 of the document the location of the residency of one of the people involved is mentioned as:

… οἰκῶν παρʼ ἔσωθεν ῥυμίου τοῦ ἁγίου Μάρκου.

'… residing in the alley of saint Mark.'


(Text: B.P. Grenfell and A.S. Hunt; trans.: G. Schenke)

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History

Evidence ID

E06116

Saint Name

Mark the Evangelist : S00293

Saint Name in Source

Μᾶρκος

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

683

Evidence not after

683

Activity not before

683

Activity not after

683

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 Named after Saint

  • Gates, bridges and roads

Source

The papyrus document Pap 728 is kept at the British Library in London.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Grenfell, B.P. and Hunt, A.S., New Classical Fragments and Other Greek and Latin Papyri (P.Grenf. 2) (Oxford, 1897).

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