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Saint NameAthanasios, bishop of Alexandria, ob. 373 : S00294
Type of EvidenceLiterary - Hagiographical - Lives
Evidence not before580
Evidence not after640
Activity not before320
Activity not after640
Place of Evidence - RegionEgypt and Cyrenaica
Place of Evidence - City, village, etcAssiut
Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)Assiut
Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and CustomsComposing and translating saint-related texts
SourceThe parchment codex M 583 with the two Encomion on Athanasios by Constantine of Siout comes from the monastery of the Archangel Michael near Hamuli in the Fayum and now belongs to the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. The colophon dates the production of this manuscript to the year AD 822–823.
For details see T. Orlandi, Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari online at
BibliographyText and translation:
T. Orlandi, Constantini Episcopi Urbis Siout Encomia in Athanasium Duo, CSCO 349/Copt. 37 and 350/Copt. 38 (Louvain, 1974).
Emmel, S., "Coptic literature in the Byzantine and early Islamic world," in: R. Bagnall (ed.), Egypt in the Byzantine World, 300–700 (Cambridge, 2007), 83–102, p. 95.