NABDUNAH

A Coptic woman known from a single manuscript (National Library, Paris, 4887, fols. 41v-48r). The daughter of a king Ya‘qub, she wore masculine garments and became a monk in the monastery of Saint Macarius (DAYR MAQAR). We do not know at what period she lived.

  • Troupeau, G. Catalogue des arabes, Vol. 2. Paris, 1974.

RENÉ-GEORGES COQUIN