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E06814: Coptic receipt from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), issued by the dikaion of a monastery dedicated to *Michael, the Archangel (S00181); datable to the 7th/8th century.

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posted on 10.10.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Lond.Copt. I 1049 = BM 1049

The receipt was issued to an oil merchant for an agreed payment in kind.

+ ⲡⲇⲓⲕⲁⲓⲟⲛ ⲙⲡⲁⲣⲭⲁⲅⲅⲉⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲓⲭⲁⲏⲗ

‘The dikaion of the Archangel Michael’


(Text and trans. W. E. Crum)
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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Evidence ID

E06814

Saint Name

Michael, the Archangel : S00181

Saint Name in Source

ⲡⲁⲣⲭⲁⲅⲅⲉⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲓⲭⲁⲏⲗ

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

799

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

799

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 document BM Or. 6024 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), 436.

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