Saint NameAntony, 'the Great', monk of Egypt, ob. 356 : S00098
Type of EvidenceLiterary - Hagiographical - Lives
Evidence not before356
Evidence not after823
Activity not before356
Activity not after823
Place of Evidence - RegionEgypt and Cyrenaica
Place of Evidence - City, village, etcHamouli
Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)Hamouli
Cult activities - PlacesCult building - monastic
Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and CustomsComposing and translating saint-related texts
SourceThe parchment codex M 583 with the Life of Anthony by Athanasius 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 colophon dates the production of this manuscript to the year AD 822–823.
BibliographyText and translation:
Garitte, G., S. Antonii vitae versio sahidica (CSCO 117/Copt. 13 and 118/Copt. 14; Louvain 1949).