.Ancient Sources

Sinai and Egypt


142. Sethroitis - (Tell 'Ayid)

ORIGINAL TEXTS


ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Hierocles, Synecdemos, 726:3-727:6 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Augustamnica Prima, 13 cities under a corrector: Rhinocorura, Ostracine, Casium, Pentaschoinon, Aphnaion, Gerra, the Tents, Pelusium, Sethroitis, Hephaestus, Panephusis, Tanis, Thmuis.

No biblical text available
BYZANTINE ADMINISTRATIVE LISTS

Georgius Cyprius, 685-700 (7th cent. A.D.)
Province of Augustamnica Prima: Pelusium, Setroithes, Tanis, Thmuis, Rhinocorura, Ostracine, Pentaschoinon, Casium, Aphnaion, Ephaestos, Panephysis, the Tents outside Gerra, the Tents inside Gerra, Thennesos.


EPISCOPAL CITY

Bishops' list
Potamon (A.D. 347)
Orion / Arius (A.D. 347)
Zosimus (A.D. 401/12)
Theon (A.D. 431)
Isidorus (A.D. 451)
Georgius, coptic (A.D. 743/67)


ICONOGRAPHIC PARALLELS

Umm al Rasas: Church of St. Stephen
(8th cent. A.D.)
To Heraklion


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