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E07049: Coptic Encomion on *John the Baptist (S00020) from the monastery of the Archangel Michael near Hamuli in the Fayum, attributed to Theodosios, archbishop of Alexandria (535–566), written in the 6th century. Skeleton entry

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Evidence ID

E07049

Saint Name

John the Baptist : S00020

Type of Evidence

Literary - Sermons/Homilies

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

535

Evidence not after

900

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

900

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hamouli

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

Hamouli Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Composing and translating saint-related texts

Source

The parchment codex M 579 comes from the monastery of the Archangel Michael near Hamuli in the Fayum and now belongs to the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. The manuscript is datable to the 9th century. Fragments of other manuscripts preserving portions of this texts can be found in collections in Paris, London, Cairo and Vienna (see Kuhn, CSCO 268, p. vi–vii).

Bibliography

Text and translation: Kuhn, K.H., A Panegyric on John the Baptist attributed to Theodosius Archbishop of Alexandria, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 268/33 (text) and 269/34 (translation) (Louvain, 1966).

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