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A circle of Egyptian bishops at the end of Roman rule (c.600): Texts and contexts

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This article explores the explosion of evidence which occurs around the creation of the Severan episcopate in Egypt. Drawing together a number of modern studies, it first sets out the known careers and corpora of the patriarch Damian of Alexandria (577-c. 606) and several of his prominent bishops: John of Paralos, Constantine of Assiut, Rufus of Shotep, John of Hermopolis, Pesynthius of Koptos, and Abraham of Hermonthis. It then argues that, even if their output contributed to a process of he...

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10.2143/MUS.131.1.3284834

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History Faculty
Publisher:
Peeters Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Le Museon Journal website
Publication date:
2018-08-06
Acceptance date:
2018-04-13
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ISSN:
0771-6494
Pubs id:
pubs:835497
URN:
uri:6bcf8874-0932-4007-9c33-a804bfcc13d5
UUID:
uuid:6bcf8874-0932-4007-9c33-a804bfcc13d5
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pubs:835497

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