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YU’ANNIS

The thirteenth-century (?) of Asyut, known for having edited the of the martyrs of Isna who died under Maximian (286-310): Saint Dilaji and her four children, Eusebius and his brothers, as well as their companions.

The occupies 182 pages, with twelve lines per page. It is found in at least three Arabic from Egypt: (1) Cairo, collection of Qummus ‘Abd al-Masih al-Baramusi al-Mas‘udi; (2) National Library, Paris, 780, a copy finished in the month of Bashans, A.M. 1236/April-May A.D. 1520, for the John XIII; fols. 23a-115a; and (3) National Library, Paris, 4887, Egypt, nineteenth century, fols. 63a-143a; the text is identical to that of the preceding manuscript.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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KHALIL SAMIR, S.J.