The Saints of Egypt

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - History - 300 pages
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1937. The text aims at providing a compendium of information about the martyrs and other saints honored in the Coptic Church, for the most part following the biographies given in the Jacobite (Egyptian) Synaxarium, but with some additional matter necessary to illustrate those lives. Contents Part I: Foundation of the Church of Alexandria and List of Patriarchs; The Coptic Language; The Egyptian Martyrs; Egyptian Monasticism; Sources for the Lives of the Saints; Coptic Calendar; and Part II. Brief Accounts of the Egyptian Martyrs and other Saints Commemorated in the Synaxarium, Arranged Alphabetically.

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The late DeLacy O'Leary was a well known Arabist and published many works on the history of the Arab world.

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