Aziz Suryal Atiya (1898-1988)

AZIZ SURYAL ATIYA (1898-1988) An Editor-in-chief of the Coptic Encyclopedia (8 vols., New York: Macmillan, 1991). He was born in Egypt in a small village in Gharbiya Province, called al-‘Aysha. He graduated from the Higher Training College in Cairo in 1927. Atiya was sent by the Egyptian Office of Education to the University of Liverpool …

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