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E06455: Greek fiscal document from the area of Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), mentioning payments made by a small oratory of *Taurinos (S02678), dated either to the year 618–619 or 633–634 AD.

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posted on 11.09.2018, 00:00 by gschenke
P.Sorb. 2 69, fragment 57.F, line 1–3:

δ(ιὰ) τοῦ Ἁγί(ου) Ταυρ(ίνου) μικ(ροῦ) εὐκτ(ηρίου) (ἀρτάβης) 𐅵̣ δ̣´

'Through saint Taurinos, the small oratory, half an artaba and a quarter.'


(Text: J. Gascou; Engl. trans.: G. Schenke)

A complete record of the text can be found at:

http://papyri.info/ddbdp/p.sorb;2;69






History

Evidence ID

E06455

Saint Name

Taurinos, saint with cult in Hermopolis (Middle Egypt) : S02678

Saint Name in Source

Ταυρῖνος

Type of Evidence

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

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

600

Evidence not after

650

Activity not before

600

Activity not after

650

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hermopolis

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

Hermopolis Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Places

Cult building - unspecified

Source

The fragmentary papyrus document belongs in parts to Paris, Sorbonne, Institut de Papyrologie 2227 (1-69) Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale P. gr. 1442 - 1485 Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale P. gr. 1574 Strasbourg, Bibliothèque Nationale P. gr. 1794. The document is dated by the indiction year, which could be either one of the two possible years within the first half of the 7th century.

Bibliography

Text and French translation: Gascou, J., Un codex fiscal hermopolite (P.Sorb. II 69) (American Studies in Papyrology 32; Atlanta, 1994).

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