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The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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


Petre, Apa Petre, Joseph, Apa Joseph, and Anoup, Apa Anoup, saints with cult at Wadi Sarga

Saint ID


Type of Saint
Ascetics/monks/nuns, Groups and pairs of saints
Related Evidence Records
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.
E07045Coptic Encomion on Apa *Petros (a confessor, possible one of the saints with cult at Wadi Sarga, S02068), of unknown Egyptian provenance; written presumably during the 6th century. Skeleton entry