Manassa Yuhanna (1899-1930)

MANASSA YUHANNA (1899-1930)

A Coptic historian.

He was born at Hur, near Mallawi in Upper Egypt. He joined the Coptic Clerical College, Cairo, and became a lay preacher before he was priest of Mallawi at the age of twenty. He wrote many books on and doctrine. His most important work is Tarikh al-Kanisah al-Qibtiyyah (History of the Coptic Church; repr. Cairo, 1983).

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