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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Kollouthos, physician and martyr of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt)

Saint ID

S00641

Number in BH

O 206

Reported Death Not Before

304

Reported Death Not After

311

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Martyrs, Physicians, Miracle-workers in lifetime
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E00664Coptic Martyrdom of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) illustrating the verbal exchange taking place at Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) between the governor Arianos and the saint who is eventually executed by burning alive; possibly written in the late 4th c.
E00665Coptic Martyrdom of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) taking place at Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), illustrating the contrast between the cruelty of the governor and the piety of the saint who cites from the scriptures and performs miracles; presumably written in the 6th/7th c.
E00666Coptic Encomion on *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) attributed to Isaak, bishop of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), presented on his feast day in Antinoopolis, relating the story of his exceptional childhood, his early adult life as a physician, his martyrdom, and various miracles performed at his burial shrine; composition believed to date from the 6th/7th c.; date of the manuscript given as 14 February 861.
E00667Coptic Encomion on *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) attributed to Phoibamon, bishop of Achmim/Panopolis (Upper Egypt), consecrating a newly built martyr shrine at Pneueit, claimed then to be the true one, where miracle healing takes place, due to the martyr’s blood kept there in a cistern which offers healing when one washes with it; presumably written in the 6th c.
E00668Fragment of a Coptic Miracle of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), presumably associated with the shrine at Peneueit in the district of Achmim/Panopolis (Upper Egypt), describing the healing of a Greek woman in the martyr shrine and the reaction of her enraged Greek husband who tries to destroy that shrine afterwards; written perhaps in the 6th c.
E00999Fragments from a Coptic parchment codex of the Sortes Sanctorum (oracle answers), dated to the early 7th century, found at the site of the burial shrine of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) located in the northern necropolis of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt).
E01000Two Coptic oracle questions, representative of more than 200 similar examples, concerning remedies for healing, addressed through *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) and found at his burial shrine in the northern necropolis of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), dated to the 6th/7th century.
E01148Coptic acknowledgement from the area of Hermopolis/Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), mentioning a hospital and an oratory of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), located by the city gate, datable to the 7th c.
E01185Coptic acknowledgement of a debt made to the head of a female monastery of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), most likely located in the area of Antinoopolis/Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), written in the 7th c.
E01263Coptic inscription on a marble grave stele invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to grant the deceased rest among the saints, of uncertain date, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was situated.
E01264Coptic inscription on a marble grave stele invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), of uncertain date, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was situated.
E01301Coptic funerary inscription for a man named Hypnos with an invocation to the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), presumably 6th/7th century, most likely from Antinoopolis or Hermopolis (Middle Egypt).
E01309Coptic funerary inscription with an invocation to the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the deceased and receive him in the heavenly kingdom, presumably 6th/7th century, from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt).
E01310Coptic funerary inscription with an invocation to the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of the deceased, presumably 6th/7th century, from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt).
E01311Coptic funerary inscription with an invocation to the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) addressed as the physician who heals bodies and souls, to intercede on behalf of the deceased, presumably 6th/7th century, from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt).
E01913Greek order of payment, from Arsinoe (Fayum), concerning grain mentioning a church of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), datable to the 7th/8th century.
E02123Greek list from the city of Oxyrhynchos (Middle Egypt), listing churches, most of them dedicated to saints, including *Viktor (presumably the Egyptian martyr, son of Romanos, S00749), *Neilos (presumably the ascetic of Sinai, S00405), *Zechariah (presumably the father of John the Baptist, S00597), *John (the Apostle and Evangelist, S00042), *Gabriel (the Archangel, S00192), *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), *John the Baptist (S00020), *Theodore (presumably the soldier and martyr of Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480), *Ioustos (presumably the soldier and martyr of Antinoopolis, S01172), and *Phoibammon (presumably the soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080); datable to the 6th century.
E02159Coptic document from the area of Hermopolis (Middle Egypt) mentioning a visit to the shrine of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), datable to the 8th century.
E02306Greek list of furniture from Oxyrhynchos (Middle Egypt), mentioning two gilded icons, one of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), the other of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), located in the triclinium of a suburban villa, datable to the late 6th/early 7th century.
E02308Greek letter from Oxyrhynchos (Middle Egypt), mentioning a presbyter and oikonomos of an institution dedicated to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), datable to the 6th century.
E02373Greek land lease, from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), mentioning an oratory dedicated to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), datable to the 6th/7th century.
E02375Greek antichretic loan, from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), mentioning a canal named after *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641); dated 9 January 582.
E03173Collection of Coptic Miracles of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) seemingly associated with his shrine in Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) mentioning the presence of his bones, incubation, and donations in return for healing and insight; presumably written in the 6th century.
E03174Coptic Miracle of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) concerning the healing of a young widow suffering under a magic spell caused by her late husband, possibly associated with the burial shrine at Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt); presumably written in the 6th century.
E03333Palladius of Helenopolis in his Lausiac History mentions an anonymous female ascetic in Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), who had a vision of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), inviting her to have dinner in his shrine in anticipation of her death. Written in Greek at Aspuna or Ankyra (both Galatia, central Asia Minor), 419/420.
E04031Coptic will of the monk Paham, from Jeme (Upper Egypt), bequeathing his property to his only surviving son, among which is a house located by the church (topos) and road of *Kollouthos (presumably the physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641); datable to the 8th century.
E04039Coptic document from Aphrodito (Upper Egypt) concerning the receipt of a rent payment for land, issued by a deacon of a church dedicated to *Kollouthos (presumably the physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641); datable to the 7th/8th century.
E04072Coptic funerary inscription invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of a deceased woman, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was located; datable to the 6th/8th century.
E04073Coptic funerary inscription invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of the deceased, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was located; datable to the 6th/8th century.
E04074Coptic funerary inscription invoking the God of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on the soul of a deceased man, presumably from Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) where the great shrine of Kollouthos was located; datable to the 6th/8th century.
E04218Coptic funerary stela from Antinoe/Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) with an invocation to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641) to have mercy on a deceased woman; datable to the 7th century.
E04260Coptic agreement from Hermopolis/Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt) acknowledged by a presbyter, concerning the supervision of the clergy at the 'place' of *Kollouthos (physician and martyr, S00641) and the running of the 'place' in general, making a reference also to *Theodore (probably the soldier and martyr of Amaseia and Euchaita, S00480); datable to the 6th/7th century.
E04522Greek land lease from from Arsinoe (Fayum), concerning land in the village Boubastos (Fayum) belonging to the church of *Kollouthos (presumably the physician and martyr of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), S00641), dated 14 October 632.
E06812Greek account book from Hermopolis (Middle Egypt), listing institutions dedicated to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis, S00641), *Phoibammon (presumably the soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), and *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033); datable to the beginning of the 7th century.
E07315Mould-made terracotta amphora stoppers with Greek inscriptions referring to *Menas (soldier and martyr buried at Abu Mena, S00073) and just possibly to *Kollouthos (physician and martyr of Antinoopolis (Middle Egypt), ob. early 4th cent., S00641) and *Phoibammon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080). Found at Antinoopolis (Upper Egypt). Date unknown; just possbily 6th c.