Abu Sa‘id

Mark III, Saint

MARK III, SAINT The seventy-third patriarch of the See of Saint Mark (1167-1189) (feast day: 6 Tubah). Mark’s secular name before his investiture in the patriarchate was Abu al-Faraj ibn Abi al-Sa‘d ibn Zar‘ah. He was a layman of Syrian origin, related to the sixty- second patriarch, Abraham. He was a bachelor known to all …

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Abu Sa‘Id Ibn Sayyid Al-Dar Ibn Abi Al-Fadl Al-Masihi

ABU SA‘ID IBN SAYYID AL-DAR IBN ABI AL-FADL AL-MASIHI A “Coptic author who lived about 1322” and who might have been the author of the Canons of Ammonius and Eusebius (Sbath, 1938, 1939). But G. Graf did not treat him as an author and, apparently, by merely mentioning the manuscript without referring to the author’s …

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