Ya‘Qub Nakhlah Rufaylah (1847-1908)

YA‘QUB NAKHLAH RUFAYLAH (1847-1908) Historian. He was one of the most active Copts who participated in the reform movement initiated by Patriarch Cyril IV. He was born in Cairo and joined a Coptic school where he learned English, Italian, and Coptic. He taught at the Coptic school of Harit al-Saqqayin that Patriarch Cyril IV established. …

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