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

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


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