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E06457: Greek document from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt) with an order of payment mentioning a monastery dedicated to *Taurinos (S02678); datable to the 6th century.

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posted on 11.09.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Lond. 3 1312 = SB 20 14171

† π(αρὰ) Καλλινίκου προνοητ(οῦ)
† των κλ(ηρονόμοις) Θεοδώρου πρεσ(βυτέρου) δι(ὰ) τοῦ θαυμ(ασιωτάτου) Βασιλείδου· ἐδεξάμην καὶ ἐπλ̣ηρ(ώθην) παρὰ σοῦ
(ὑπὲρ) τοῦ̣ πλ̣ο̣ί̣(ου) τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ μοναστη(ρίου) τοῦ ἁγί(ου) Ταυρίνου τρίτης ἰ̣ν̣δ̣(ικτίωνος) οἴνου κνιδιου δέκα,
γί(νεται) οἴ(νου) κν̣(ίδια) ι μόν(α). Καλλίνικος συμφ(ωνεῖ). ἐγρ(άφη) Θὼθ κβ ἰνδ(ικτίωνος) γ. † † †

2 l. τοῖς, παρʼ ὑμῶν 3 l. κνίδια

'From Kallinikos, caretaker, to the heirs of the priest Theodoros through the most wonderful Basilides. I have received from you and have been fully paid by you for the ship of the monastery of the Holy Taurinos ten knidia of wine, total 10 kn(idia) of wi(ne) only. I, Kallinikos, agree. Written on the 22nd of Thoth of the 3rd indiction.'


(Text and trans.: P. J. Sijpesteijn)

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http://papyri.info/ddbdp/sb;20;14171


History

Evidence ID

E06457

Saint Name

Taurinos, saint with cult in Hermopolis (Middle Egypt) : S02678

Saint Name in Source

Ταυρῖνος

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

599

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

599

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hermopolis

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

Hermopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

The papyrus Pap 1312 is kept at the British Library in London.

Bibliography

Text and Translation: Sijpesteijn, P.J., "Four Small Byzantine Texts from the British Library," Aegyptus 72 (1992), 89 (text), 91 (translation).

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