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E06115: Greek agreement from Arsinoiton Polis (Fayum), concerning a loan, mentioning a storehouse of *Sergios (presumably the soldier and martyr, S00023); dated 20 December 602.

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posted on 2018-08-16, 00:00 authored by gschenke
P.Grenf. 2 88

In this fragmentary acknowledgement a man named Aurelios Ioannes, son of Paulos, from the village of Philoxenos in Arsinoe, writes to Ioannes the keeper of a storehouse dedicated to saint Sergios, concerning a loan.

Line 11–12 of the document read as follows:

ἀποθήκης ἁγίου Σεργίου

'… of the storehouse of saint Sergios'


(Text: B.P. Grenfell and A.S. Hunt; trans.: G. Schenke)

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History

Evidence ID

E06115

Saint Name

Sergios, soldier and martyr of Rusafa : S00023

Saint Name in Source

Σέργιος

Type of Evidence

Late antique original manuscripts - Papyrus sheet Documentary texts - Other private document

Language

  • Greek

Evidence not before

602

Evidence not after

602

Activity not before

602

Activity not after

602

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Arsinoites (Fayum)

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

Arsinoites (Fayum) Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places Named after Saint

  • Other

Source

The papyrus document Pap 726 is kept at the British Library in London.

Bibliography

Text and translation: Grenfell, B.P. and Hunt, A.S., New Classical Fragments and Other Greek and Latin Papyri (P.Grenf. 2) (Oxford, 1897)

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