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E06812: Greek account book from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), listing institutions dedicated to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), *Phoibammon (presumably the soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), and *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033); datable to the beginning of the 7th century.

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P.Lond.Copt. I 1077 = BM 1077

τοῦ ἁγίου Κολλούθ(ου)

‘of saint Kollouthos’

τοῦ ἁγίου Φοιβάμμ(ωνος)

‘of saint Phoibammon’

τῆς ἁγίας Μαρίας

‘of saint Mary’


(Text and trans. W. E. Crum)



History

Evidence ID

E06812

Saint Name

Kollouthos, physician and martyr of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), ob. early 4th cent. : S00641 Phoibammon, soldier and martyr of Assiut : S00080 Mary, Mother of Christ : S00033

Saint Name in Source

Κολλοῦθ(ος) Φοιβάμμ(ων) Μαρία

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

650

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

650

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 - unspecified

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Source

The papyrus document BM Or. 6048 is kept in the British Museum in London and was dated on palaeographical grounds.

Bibliography

Text and comments: Crum, W.E., Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in the British Museum (P.Lond.Copt. I) (London, 1905), 452.

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