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E04079: Coptic funerary inscription from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), invoking Abba *Horion (S01061) to have mercy on the soul of a deceased woman; datable to the 6th/7th century.

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posted on 25.09.2017, 00:00 authored by gschenke
KSB 1 769

Lines 1–8 read as follows:

+ ⲡⲓⲱⲧ ⲡϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲡⲉⲡⲛⲉⲩⲙⲁ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲫⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲃⲃⲁ ϩⲱⲣⲓⲱⲛ ⲁⲣⲓ ⲟⲩⲛⲁ ⲙⲛ ⲧⲉⲯⲩⲭⲏ ⲛϩⲏⲟⲩ ⲧⲣⲱⲙ ⲧⲥⲉⲥⲓⲱ ⲛⲧⲁⲥⲉⲙ<ⲧ>ⲟⲛ
ⲙ<ⲙ>ⲟⲥ

‘Father, Son (and) Holy Spirit. Saint Abba Horion, have mercy on the soul of Heou, the inhabitant of Tsesio. She has gone to rest …’


(Text: M. Hasitzka; trans.: G. Schenke)

History

Evidence ID

E04079

Saint Name

Ōriōn, bishop and martyr in Alexandria : S01061

Saint Name in Source

ⲁⲃⲃⲁ ϩⲱⲣⲓⲱⲛ

Type of Evidence

Inscriptions - Funerary inscriptions

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

500

Evidence not after

699

Activity not before

500

Activity not after

699

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Antinoopolis

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

Antinoopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Prayer/supplication/invocation

Source

The limestone stele inv. 11 is located in the Museum Minieh.

Bibliography

Text: Hasitzka, M.R.M., Koptisches Sammelbuch I (KSB I) (Vienna, 1993), 255–256.

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