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E04314: Greek list of payments from Aphrodito (Upper Egypt), mentioning a district named after *Viktor (probably the son of Romanos, S00749) and a district dedicated to *Philotheos (possibly the young martyr of Antioch, S00878); datable to the 8th century.

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posted on 2017-11-06, 00:00 authored by dlambert, gschenke
P.Lond 4 1469

The document starts with listing payments for a district named after Viktor and one after Philotheos,
Lines 1 and 2 read as follows:

† μερ(ί)δ(ος) Ἁγίου Βίκτ(ωρος) δ(ιὰ) Φοιβάμμων(ος) Μ[ -ca.?- ]

'Of the district of Viktor, through Phoibammon, son of M[…]'

ὑποταγῆ(ς) μ(ερί)δ(ος) τοῦ Ἁγίου Φιλοθ(έου)

'Section (of the account) of the district of saint Philotheos:'

For a complete record of the document see:;4;1469


Evidence ID


Saint Name

Viktor, son of Romanos, Egyptian martyr : S00749 Philotheos of Antioch, young boy aged 10, discrediting pagan cult of parents in public, ob. c. 304 : S00878

Saint Name in Source

Βίκτωρ Φιλόθεος

Type of Evidence

Documentary texts - List Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet


  • Greek

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 - unspecified

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Towns, villages, districts and fortresses


London, British Library Pap 1449.


For other documents testifying to districts, or institutions, of Aphrodito named after saints Viktor, Philotheos or Enoch: E04310, E04318, E04324 and E04326.


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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    Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity