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E07014: Coptic Life of *Isaak (ascete of Sketis and patriarch of Alexandria, S02670), attributed to Menas, bishop of Nikiou, written in the early 8th century. Skeleton entry

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Evidence ID

E07014

Saint Name

Isaak, ascete of Sketis and later patriarch of Alexandria (686–689) : S02670

Type of Evidence

Literary - Hagiographical - Lives

Language

Coptic

Evidence not before

700

Evidence not after

750

Activity not before

620

Activity not after

750

Place of Evidence - Region

Egypt and Cyrenaica

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Nikiou/Pshati

Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)

Nikiou/Pshati Hermopolis ϣⲙⲟⲩⲛ Ashmunein Hermopolis

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Composing and translating saint-related texts

Source

For details see T. Orlandi, Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari online at http://www.cmcl.it/entrata.html/

Bibliography

Mentioned in: Emmel, S., "Coptic literature in the Byzantine and early Islamic world," in: R. Bagnall (ed.), Egypt in the Byzantine World, 300–700 (Cambridge, 2007), 83–102, p. 95.

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