A town located in the in the district of the . The (Vol. 2, pt. 3, p. 323) relates that (1047-1077) prophesied that his successor, the man who later became Patriarch (1078-1092), would be a monk named George who lived as a thresher in Aflaqah.


  • Timm, S. Das christlich-koptische Ägypten in arabischer Zeit, pt. 3, pp. 1160-61. Wiesbaden, 1988.

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