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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


from its origins to circa AD 700, across the entire Christian world


Name

Apollo, founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th c.

Saint ID

S00160

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Ascetics/monks/nuns
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E00346Coptic papyrus letter sent to the monastery at Bawit (Middle Egypt) of Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th c., S00160), written in the 8th c., containing a request to remember the sender with a gift to the saint (unnamed, S00518).
E00948Coptic graffito of the 7th/8th c. in the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit, near Hermopolis (Middle Egypt) with an invocation to *Shenoute (abbot of the White Monastery, d. 465), Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century ) and other unnamed holy fathers.
E01249Coptic joint funerary inscription on marble most likely from the necropolis of the monastery of Apa Jeremias at Saqqara (Lower Egypt) with an invocation to the typical group of saints celebrated at Saqqara: Apa *Jeremias, Apa *Enoch, and Ama *Sibylla (S00773), the Archangels *Michael (S00181) and *Gabriel (S00192),*Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Adam and *Zoe/Eve (S00772), Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), Apa *Phib, and Apa *Anoup (S00774), and other holy men, possibly of the 8th/9th century.
E01260Coptic inscription on wood with an invocation to Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), probably 7th/8th century due to excavation context.
E01261Coptic inscription on a wooden lintel with an invocation to the *Michael (the Archangel, S00181) and Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), datable to the 6th/7th century.
E01262Coptic inscription on a wooden lintel with an invocation to *Michael (the Archangel, S00181), Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery of Bawit, 4th c., S00160), *Gabriel (the Archangel, S00192), and Apa *Phib (S00774), from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), datable to the 6th/7th century.
E02169Greek list of Erica wood purchases from Buto in the area of Memphis (Middle Egypt), mentioning a monastery of *Serenos/Sirenos (possibly a martyr of Oxyrhynchos, S00134), presumably a church of Apa *Apollo (possibly the founder of the monastery at Bawit, S00160), and of of *Paul (possibly the Apostle, S00008), datable to the 7th century.
E04037Coptic documents from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), mentioning or referring to the topos of Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, S00160); datable to the 6th/8th century.
E04038Coptic document from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), concerning an agreement over responsibilities for monastic property, ensuring the validity of the agreement with an oath sworn by the throne of *Mark, the Evangelist (S00293), and mentioning a church/shrine (topos) dedicated to Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, S00160). An agreement reached in this document is confirmed by a oath; datable to the 8th century.
E04083Coptic inscription on a wooden bar from a grave near Samalut (Middle Egypt) invoking Apa *Apollo (S00160) to watch over a deceased abbot of the monastery, presumably that of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), datable to the 7th/8th century.
E04097Greek documents from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), mentioning or referring to the monastery/topos of *Apollo (founder of the monastery, S00160); datable to the 6th/8th century.
E04101Coptic letter from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), expressing the hope to invoke God and *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160) through prayers; datable to the 7th/8th century.
E04102Greek letter from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), addressed to one of its monks, asking for prayers and the intercession of an *Angel (00723), as well as announcing a visit to the monastery for the feast of Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160); datable to the late 6th/early 7th century.
E04105Two Coptic invocations from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt) to the saint Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160); datable to the 8th century.
E04106Coptic document from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), presumably containing an oracle question, possibly directed at Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160); datable to the 7th/8th century.
E04107Coptic letter from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), invoking Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160) for protection of the addressee; datable to the 7th/8th century.
E04108Coptic Letter from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), invoking Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery, 00160) for protection of the addressee; datable to the 8th century.
E04412Coptic documents from Bala’izah (Upper Egypt), mentioning or referring to a monastery of Apa *Apollo (possibly the same as the founder of the monastery at Bawit, S00160); datable to the 6th/8th century.
E06451Fragmentary Greek calendar of unknown Egyptian provenance, mentioning feast days of Apa *Bane (S01696), Apa *Jule/Apaioule (S00736), Apa *Panodoros (S02732), Apa *Phib (S00774), Apa *Apollo (S00160), Apa *Sors (S02733), and Apa *Pebe (S02734); datable to the 6th/7th century.