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(Σαραπίων/ Sarapíōn).

[German version]

[1] Priest of Horus, 2nd cent. BC

Priest of Horus and in c. 160 BC the first Egyptian to hold the office of the eponymous priest of Alexander. Possibly identical with PP I/VIII 914.


W. Huß, Der makedonische König und die ägyptischen Priester, 1994, 45 f.

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[2] Dioiketes, 2nd cent. BC

Dioikētḗs, in office after 145 and 142 BC, of the same rank as the 'friends of the first class' (PKöln V 223; PTebt III I732,1; Court titles B. 2…

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Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Sarapion”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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