The State of the Provinces in 1375 indicates the same (‘Abd al- Latif, 1810, p. 689). Ramzi (1953-1968, Vol. 2, pt. 3, p. 217) thought that this was the same as the DAYR AL-SANQURIYYAH, but the latter is consecrated to Saint Theodorus.
‘ABD AL-MASIH SALIB AL-MASU‘DI (1924, pp. 163, 179) distinguished the two monasteries very clearly, the first having disappeared but the second still being in existence, at least its church.
- ‘Abd al-Latif. Relation de l’Egypte de ‘Abd al-Latif, trans. and ed. A. 1810. I. S. de Sacy. Paris, L’Etat des provinces is translated in an appendix.
- Abd al-Masih Salib al-Masu‘di al-Baramusi. Kitab Tuhfat al-Sa’ilin fi Dhikr Adyirat Ruhban al-Misriyyin. Cairo, 1924.
- Ibn Duqmaq. Kitab al-Intisar, ed. C. Vollers. Cairo, 1893.
- Ramzi, M. Al-Qamus al-Jughrafi lil-Bilad al Misriyyah, 3 vols. Cairo, 1953-1968.
MAURICE MARTIN, S.J.