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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, Phib, and Anoup, monks and monastic founders

Saint ID

S00774

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Groups and pairs of saints
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
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.
E01251Coptic funerary inscription with a long invocation to a large number of saints including *Michael (the Archangel, S00181),*Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Adam and *Zoe/Eve (S00772), the Prophets, the Apostles (S00084), the Martyrs and Confessors, and Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), Apa *Anoup, and Apa *Phib (S00774), as well as a long list of holy monastic figures. The inscription on a limestone stele presumably dates to the 6th/9th century, and most likely comes from Bawit (Middle Egypt).
E01252Coptic funerary inscription, probably from Bawit, with a long invocation to a large number of saints including the Archangels *Michael (S00181) and *Gabriel (S00192),*Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), the Apostles (S00084), the martyrs *Viktor (son of Romanos, S00749), *Phoibammon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), *George (soldier and martyr, S00259), and *Menas (soldier and martyr of Abu Mena, S00073), and *Pamoun (S00775), as well as a long list of monastic figures that includes Apa *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), Apa *Anoup, and Apa *Phib (S00774), of unknown date, presumably 6th/9th century and most likely from Bawit (Middle Egypt).
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.
E01302Coptic funerary inscription from Bawit (Middle Egypt) with a long invocation to a large number of saints including the Archangels *Michael (S00181) and *Gabriel (S00192), *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Adam and Zoe/Eve (S00772), the *Apostles (S00084), the martyrs *Viktor (son of Romanos, Egyptian martyr, S00749), *Phoibamon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), *George (soldier and martyr, S00259), *Menas (soldier and martyr of Abu Mena, S00073), the *Martyrs of Thone (S00771), and a long list of monastic figures including *Apollo (founder of the monastery at Bawit, 4th century, S00160), Anoup, and Phib (S00774), presumably 6th/8th century.
E02124Greek list from the city of Oxyrhynchos (Middle Egypt), presenting churches, chapels, and martyria, most of them dedicated to saints, including *Serenos/Sirenos (probably a martyr of Oxyrhynchus, S00134), *Anoup (presumably the saint with cult at Bawit, S00774), *Menas (soldier and martyr of Abu Mena, S00073), and *John (presumably the Evangelist, S00042), datable to the early 6th century.
E04040Coptic inscription on nummulitic limestone, presumably from Middle Egypt, with a long invocation to a large number of saints including *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033), *Michael (the Archangel, S00181), *Adam (S00772), the *Patriarchs (S00138) and *Apostles (S00084), the martyrs Apa *Viktor (son of Romanos, Egyptian martyr, S00749), Apa *Phoibammon (soldier and martyr of Assiut, S00080), Apa *Paul (the first anchorite, S00089) and his brothers, as well as list of holy monastic figures, such as Apa *Apollo, Apa *Anoup, and Apa *Phib (monks and monastic founders, S00774), Apa *Patermoute (S01222), Apa *Proou, and all the saints. Datable to the 6th/9th 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.
E04104Coptic document from the monastery of Apa Apollo at Bawit (Middle Egypt), mentioning Apa *Phib (companion of Apa Apollo, S00774); datable to the 6th/7th century.
E04268Coptic funerary stela from Wadi Sarga (Upper Egypt) with a sketch of three sail boats, mentioning Apa *Thomas (S01695) and invoking Apa *Anoup (S00774) for the sake of a deceased sailor; datable to the 7th/8th century.
E05442Coptic funerary inscription from Wadi Sarga (Upper Egypt), with an invocation of *Michael (S00181), *Gabriel (S00192), *Mary (S00033), the *Apostles (S00084), Apa *Anoup (S00774 or S02068), Apa *Thomas (S01695), and Apa *Paese (S02067); datable to the 7th/8th century.
E05465Coptic inscription from Wadi Sarga (Upper Egypt), with an invocation of *Moses (Old Testament prophet and lawgiver, S00241), *Enoch (Old Testament patriarch, S00762), Apa *Jeremia (S00773), Apa *Papohe (S02066), Apa *Apollo (S00774), Apa *Anoup (S00774), Apa *Pshoi (S01245), Apa *Pamoun (S00775); datable to the 7th/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.
E07054Coptic Life of the monk Apa *Phib (S00774) attributed to Papohe, a disciple of Apa Apollo, giving his feast day as 22 October, from the monastery of the Merkurios near Edfu (Upper Egypt); written presumably in the early 5th century. Skeleton entry