Nasim Abu Sa‘D Ibn ‘Abd Al-Sayyid

ABU IBN ‘ABD AL-SAYYID

An eighteenth-century deacon, archon, , and mu‘allim. He had some liturgical copied by the deacon ABIB IBN NASR in Coptic and in for the Church of the Mu‘allaqah in Old Cairo.

The first of the two is a lectionary in Coptic ( 317) for the second trimester of the Coptic year (Kiyahk, Tubah, and Amshir), of which, however, only the month of Amshr survives (fols. 241-363). This manuscript was completed on 1 Bashans A.M. 1472/7 May A.D. 1756, and given to the Church of the Mu‘allaqah in Old Cairo. It is a large-sized manuscript (32 21 cm).

The second manuscript is a lectionary in Arabic ( 320) for the weekdays of the first three months of the Coptic year, Tut, Babah, and Hatur (fols. 4-246). This manuscript was completed on 20 Tubah A.M. 1474/26 January A.D. 1758, and also given to the Church of the Mu‘allaqah. It is a large-sized manuscript (29.5 21 cm).

KHALIL SAMIR, S.J.