DAMALLU

A town in the Delta in the province of Minufiyyah. The only reference to Damallu in -Arabic literature is in the OF THE PATRIARCHS, where it is related that during the patriarchate of CYRIL II (1078-1092) a bedouin entered the Church of in Damallu and attacked the icon of the saint, whereupon Saint George slew him.

  • Timm, S. Das christlich-koptische Ägypten in arabischer Zeit, pt. 2, p. 505. Wiesbaden, 1984.