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E06458: Greek document from Edfu (Upper Egypt), concerning a settlement of claims and mentioning an oath sworn to *Agnaton (S02677); datable to the early 7th century.

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posted on 11.09.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
SB 24 16039

Lines 9–12 of the document read as follows:

κα̣ὶ ἐπειδὴ συνεῖδαν
αὐτοὶ οἱ προ̣ο̣νομασμένοι μέσοι ὥστε ὅρκον καταβληθῆναί μοι παρὰ σοῦ
ἐν τῷ σεπτῷ οἴκ̣ῳ τοῦ ἁγίου Ἀγνάτονος τῷ ἐκπερὶ ἄστυ κειμένῳ
ταύτης τῆς Ἀπόλλωνος π̣[όλ]ε[ως

'And after the aforementioned mediators had decided that an oath be given to me by you in the venerable house of saint Agnaton, situated on the outskirts of this city of Apollon.'


(Text and French trans.: J-L. Fournet and J. Gascou)

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History

Evidence ID

E06458

Saint Name

Agnaton, saint with cult in Edfu (Upper Egypt) : S02677

Saint Name in Source

Ἀγνάτων

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

625

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

625

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Edfu

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

Edfu Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Oath

Source

The papyrus document is kept at Cairo, as IFAO P. Edfou 1.

Bibliography

Text and French translation: Fournet, J.-L., and Gascou, J., "Papyrus inédits d'Edfou de la collection de l'Ifao. Avec résumé en anglais," Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Archéologie orientale, 98 (1998), 171-196.

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Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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