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Saint NameJohn Kolobos (John the Little, or John the Dwarf), from the area around Oxyrhynchos, ascetic of Sketis and monastic founder : S02671
Type of EvidenceLiterary - Hagiographical - Lives
Literary - Sermons/Homilies
Evidence not before700
Evidence not after750
Activity not before339
Activity not after750
Place of Evidence - RegionEgypt and Cyrenaica
Place of Evidence - City, village, etcXois (Skhoou)
Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)Xois (Skhoou)
Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and CustomsComposing and translating saint-related texts
SourceFor details see T. Orlandi, Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari online at
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. 97.