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E04312: Greek fiscal codex from Aphrodito (Upper Egypt), offering a list of fugitives and mentioning among them monks from the monastery of *Christophoros (presumably the martyr of Pamphylia, S00616) in the pagarchy of Panopolis (Upper Egypt), of *Jeremias (S00773) and *Kyriakos (presumably the child martyr of Tarsus, son of *Ioulitta/Julitta, S00007) in the pagarchy of the Thinite nome (Upper Egypt), as well as another of *Kyriakos in the pagarchy of Panopolis (Upper Egypt); dated around the year 709.

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P.Lond 4 1460

Line 7 reads as follows:

Β[ί]κτωρ Ἰωάννης ἀπὸ μον(αστηρίου(?)) Ἁγ̣ί̣ω Χρι̣σ̣τ̣(οφόρου) τ(ῆς) αὐ(τῆς) [i.e. π(αγ)αρχ(ίας)

'Viktor, son of Ioannes, from the monastery of saint Christophoros in the same (pagarchy of Panopolis).'

Line 12 reads as follows:

[ -ca.?- ]ιο\υ/ [ἀπὸ] μ̣ον(αστηρίου) Ἁ̣γ̣ίο\υ/ Ἱερημί(ου) π(αγ)αρχ(ίας) [Θ]ι̣νί̣(του)

'… from the monastery of saint Ieremias in the pagarchy of the Thinite (nome).'

Line 40 reads as follows:

Φοιβάμων Κ̣υριακο(ῦ) ἀπὸ Ἁγίου Κυριακ(οῦ) π(αγ)αρχ(ίας) τ(ῆς) αὐ(τῆς) [i.e. π(αγ)αρχ(ίας) Πανόχ(*)]

'Phoibamon, son of Kyriakos, from saint Kyriakos in the same pagarchy (i.e. of Panopolis).'

Line 66 reads as follows:

Ἀναστ̣ά(σιος(?)) Δαυεὶδ ἀπὸ μον(αστηρίου) Χ(ρισ)τ(οφόρου) π(αγ)αρ(χίας) Παν(ός)

'Anastasios, son of David, from the monastery of Christophoros in the pagarchy of Panopolis.'

LIne 139 reads as follows:

[ -ca.?- ] ἀπὸ̣ Ἁ̣γ̣ί̣(ου) Κυριακοῦ παγ(αρ)χ(ίας) Θινίτ̣(ου)

'[…] from saint Kyriakos in the pagarchy of the Thinite (nome).'

See also E01091.

For a complete record of the document see:;4;1460


Evidence ID


Saint Name

Jeremias, Enoch, and Sibylla : S00773 Jeremiah, Old Testament prophet : S01421 Kyrikos/Cyriacus, child martyr of Tarsus (son of *Ioulitta/Julitta) : S00007 Christophoros, martyr of Lycia or Antioch, perhaps under Decius (249-251) : S00616

Saint Name in Source

Ἰερημίας Ἰερημίας Κυριακός Χρι̣σ̣τ̣(οφόρος)

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - Fiscal document Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus codex



Evidence not before


Evidence not after


Activity not before


Activity not after


Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc


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

Aphrodito Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - monastic

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Monastery


This fragmentary papyrus codex belongs to the British Library, London, British Library pap. inv. 1494.


Text: Bell, H.I., and Crum, W.E., Greek Papyri in the British Museum. London IV: The Aphrodito Papyri (London, 1910).

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