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Yuhanna Al-Maqsi

YUHANNA AL-MAQSI A fourteenth-century hieromonk at DAYR AL-BARAMUS in the Wadi al-Natrun. Yuhanna lived for a certain period at DAYR AL-QUSAYR, which was situated at Turah about 15 miles (24 km) south of Old Cairo at a monastery he calls “the mount of Saint Arsenios, known as the “cells.’” It was there in 1329 that …

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