JOHN OF PAKE

(feast day: 19 Baramhat), hermit of the fifth or sixth century who does not appear in the but who is well known from inscriptions of monasteries. It is probable that he was considered a saint by the monks. As the inscriptions show, he was no doubt a native of Pake, a to the north of in Middle Egypt.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Crum, W. E. “Fragments of a Church Calendar.” Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 73 (1938):23-32.
  • Drew-Bear, M. Hermopolite. Toponymes et sites. American Studies in Papyrology 21. Missoula, Montana, 1979.

RENÈ-GEORGES COQUIN