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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity


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


Name

Thomas, Apa Thomas, patron saint at Wadi Sarga

Saint ID

S01695

Gender
Male
Type of Saint
Monastic founders
Related Evidence Records
IDTitle
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.
E07041Coptic fragments from the Life of Apa *Thomas (presumably the ascetic and patron saint at Wadi Sarga (Upper Egypt), S01695), of unknown Egyptian provenance, mentioning a vision of *Mary (Mother of Christ S00033) resulting in the making of a new member of the monastic community; datable to the 7th/8th century.