Coptic Scalae 12th-14th Century

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[pp. 321-323]

COPTIC SCALAE

(12th-14th centuries)

1.) The following names of episcopal seats are mentioned in various MSS containing lists of place-names in Coptic and the Arabic equivalent.

Cf.: Amélineau, Géographie d'Egypte à l'Époque Copte, 1893, pp. 566-568.

T.: MC 1054-1062 C+A


Coptic Arabic
PKAĒ NNJOSH ARḌ AN-NAJĀSHĪ
TNOBATIA AN-NŪBA
SUWAN ASWĀN
PELAK AL-JANĀDIL
SENON ASWĀN
ΤΑΝΤĒΥΚΕ ARḌ AT-TĀKA

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Coptic Arabic
ΤΑ NOYBATIA AN-NŪBA
TLIBE AN-NŪBA
PKAĒ NEDJOOSH ARḌ AL-ḤABASHA
PILAK BĪLĀQ
TLYBĒ AN-NŪBA
LIBĒ AN-NŪBA

(Br.Mus. 441)

PILAK BĪLĀQ

(Br.Mus. 441)

NIETAUSH AL-ḤABASHA

(Br.Mus. 441)

LIBĒ AN-NŪBA
PILAK ASWĀN
PILAK BĪLĀQ
SOΑΝ ASWĀN
TLYBĒ AN-NŪBA

2. ) The following episcopal seats are mentioned in the Synodical Letters:

TBAKI SOYAN The town of Aswān
TBAKI PILAK The town of Philae
OSASO KATO The Lower Oasis
OSASO BAĒ PEMDJE Wāḥāt, Bahnasā, Khārga
KHURIGKHOY Oasis

3. ) The following is the name of a church:

APA BOKTOR NIETAOYSH Apa Boktor of the Blacks

(A. Boktor of al-Ḥabasha)



4. ) the following are place-names from other documents:

dated 1173 (IB)RIM (Cf. Bouriant, Recueil de Travaux ... Philologie Egypte et Assyrie VII, 1886, p. 218)

[p. 323]

undated NTHOOPE London, Brit.Mus. MS 449
" TALMEOS London, Brit.Mus. MS 452
" PI KATARAKTES Acta, CSCO III, i, Paris 1907
" PILAK "
" NIETAOYSH "
" TLYBĒ "

(MC 1054-1062)