Silvestre de Sacy

The Monastery of the Holy Virgin Mary at al-Muharraq, Mount Qusqam: History and Heritage (Reflections of Its Monks)

The Monastery of the Holy Virgin Mary at al-Muharraq, Mount Qusqam: History and Heritage (Reflections of Its Monks) Introduction[1] The history of the Coptic Orthodox Church makes no mention of any information about the monastic community or the Holy Virgin Church in the Qusqam region until the fourteenth-century ad. The name Qusqam (al-Muharraq Monastery) is …

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Dulaurier, Jean Paul Louis François Edouard Leuge (1807-1881)

DULAURIER, JEAN PAUL LOUIS FRANÇOIS EDOUARD LEUGE (1807-1881) A french Orientalist. He was born in Toulouse and studied under Silvestre de Sacy. He published descriptions of the stelae in the Toulouse Museum and various Coptic texts (1833-1835). He visited London in 1838 and copied the manuscript Pistis Sophia, with a view to complete publication of …

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