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Basilios pagarches of Aphrodito

TM Arch id: 124

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trilingual: Greek, Coptic and Arabic
official archive
Found in: U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau)
AD07 AD08
Also called archive of Korra ben Sharik symboulos; Qurra papyri; Kurrah papyri

Protagonist: Basilios pagarches of Aphrodito

Publication: P. Lond. 4 passim; P. Ross. Georg. 4 passim; P. Berl. Frisk 6; P. Schott-Reinhard; P. Sorb. passim; SB 20 15100-15102. Two Arabic papyri are not in SB (Arabic Papyri 3 160-161). P. Lond. 4 1464 a (= Cadell, no. 118) and P. Lond. 4 1464 b (= Cadell, no. 69) are taken as one text. We have completed the list of Cadell with the Arabic papyri in Grohmann, From the world of Arabic papyri, 1952, p. 124-132 and the papyri in Nabia Abbott, The Kurrah papyri from Aphrodito in the Oriental Institute, 1938. However, our list is not yet complete, cf. the note of Cadell, p. 138 n. 2.

Studies: Becker, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 20 (1906), p. 68-104; Cadell, Rech. Pap. 4 (1947), p. 107-160; Abbott, The Kurrah papyri from Aphrodito in the Oriental Institute, Chicago, 1938; Grohmann, From the world of Arabic Papyri, 1952, p. 123-132; A. Papaconstantinou, Fustat and its governor, in : T. Vorderstrasse - T. Treptow, A Cosmopolitan city. Muslims, Christians and Jews in Old Cairo, Chicago 2015, p. 43-47; Tonio Sebastian Richter, Language Choice in the Qurra Dossier, in: The Multilingual Experience in Egypt: From the Ptolemies to the Abbasids. Farnham: Ashgate, 2010, p. 189-220

Lists: Montevecchi, La papirologia, 1988, p. 261 no. 93

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544 texts (of which 494 certain, 5 uncertain, 45 related)

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TM number Publication Status Material Language Date
TM 983794 CPR 3.1.2 1 related papyrus Arabic / Greek AD 685 - 705
TM 983764 CPR 3.1.2 2 related papyrus Arabic / Greek AD 685 - 699
TM 19886 P. Lond. 4 1447 certain papyrus Greek AD 685 - 705
TM 19898 CPR 3.1.2 3 related papyrus Arabic / Greek AD 685 - 705
TM 19911 CPR 3.1.2 10 related papyrus Arabic / Greek AD 685 - 705