A recited after the and prior to communion. The are first attested in ’s fourth century and they are recited in many Eastern such as the of Mark, , , , and .

In the printed edition of the Euchologion, there are 20 Fraction , with each liturgy containing one prayer and with 17 in an . The most recent is translated from to and finally to Coptic. In editing the Euchologion, Abd al- al-Mas’udi mentioned the existence of many prayers.

He made a critical study to choose the most well known that corresponded to the dogma and traditions of the .

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