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E06142: Greek sale of parts of a house, from Syene (Upper Egypt), mentioning a district named after the oratory (eukterion) of *Viktor (presumably the son of Romanos, S00749); dated 30 May 585.

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P.Münch. 1 9

The locations of various parts of property are described. In lines 36–37 an oratory of saint Biktor is mentioned:

οὔσης ἐν τῇ Συήνῃ περὶ τὸ νότινον μέρος το[ῦ] φρουρίου ἐπὶ λαύραν τοῦ εὐκτηρίου τοῦ ἁγίου καὶ ἀθλοφόρου Βίκτορος

'… which is in Syene, in the southern part of the citadel, in the district of the oratory of the saint and prize bearer Biktor.'


(Text: D. Hagedorn; trans.: G. Schenke)

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History

Evidence ID

E06142

Saint Name

Viktor, son of Romanos, martyr in Egypt : S00749

Saint Name in Source

Βίκτωρ

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet Documentary texts - Sale document

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

585

Evidence not after

585

Activity not before

585

Activity not after

585

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Syene

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

Syene Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Oratory

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Other

Source

The document P. gr. 98 is kept at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Heisenberg, A., and Wenger, L., 2nd enl. ed. D. Hagedorn, Die Papyri der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München vol. 1, Byzantinische Papyri der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München (Stuttgart, 1986).

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