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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Mary of Egypt

Saint ID

S00903

Gender
Female
Type of Saint
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
E01734Coptic list of holy books belonging to the monastery of Apa *Elijah (S00667) on the mountain, presumably at Aphroditopolis/Atfih (Middle Egypt), listing a papyrus manuscript containing the Life of Mary, possibly *Mary of Egypt (S00903), datable to the 7th/8th century.
E02693A chapel reportedly dedicated to *Mary of Egypt (a repentant prostitute of Alexandria; S00903) at Sapsaphas/Wadi-Kharrar (= Ainon/Betharaba in Bethany, Palaestina I). Possibly 7th c.
E03696The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th century, based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Jerusalem, commemorates on 1 April the visitation of *Mary (Mother of Christ, S00033) of *Elisabeth (mother of John the Baptist, S01328), Stephen the Sabaite, 8th c. monk, *Mary of Egypt (S00903), the martyrdom of *Agape, Chione and Eirene (virgins and martyrs of Thessalonike, S00206), and the beginning of the week of the Annunciation.
E03945The Church Calendar of Ioane Zosime, compiled in Georgian in the 10th c., based however on 5th-7th c. prototypes from Palestine, commemorates on 2 December *Mary of Egypt (S00903) and *Habakkuk (the Old Testament prophet, 01268).