A city located on an island in the southeastern part of Lake Manzalah in the province of Daqahliyyah, the site of which is now known as Kom Tinnis.

Tinnis was a bishopric at least as early as the first third of the as evidenced by the mention of Bishop Heracleides ( in the Coptic version) of Tinnis in the lists of who attended the in 431 (Munier, 1943, p. 17).

[See also: Mikha’il.]


  • Kosack, W. Historisches Kartenwerk Ägyptens. Bonn, 1971.
  • Munier, H. Recueil des listes épiscopales de l’église copte. Cairo, 1943.

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