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An Illustrated Manuscript Page
An Illustrated Manuscript Page

The manuscript page is illustrated with a drawing in black ink that portrays two warriors standing beside a tree with many branches, upon which two birds in a back to back position

Paper

Book That is Part of a Katamarus
Book That is Part of a Katamarus

This book is a part of a Katamarus, which means "according to the day." The readings are divided into days according to the Coptic months.

Parchment

Book of Four Gospels
Book of Four Gospels

This book contains the four Gospels in two columns and the Dallal of the Coptic year seasons.

Manuscript

Book of Lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent
Book of Lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent

This Katamarus, or Dallal, contains the lections of the Jonah Fast and Lent. It is written in Arabic and has a modern red cover of hard paper.

Manuscript

Book of Psalms of the Old Testament
Book of Psalms of the Old Testament

This is the Book of Psalms of the Old Testament. In addition to the psalms, it contains collections of Ibn El-Assal and the story of Chaste Susanna.

Manuscript

Book of the Gospels in Coptic Bohairic Dialect
Book of the Gospels in Coptic Bohairic Dialect

This book of the Gospels is written in the Coptic Bohairic dialect that dates back to the thirteenth century.

Manuscript

Book of the Holy Pascha
Book of the Holy Pascha

In the Book of the Holy Pascha, the word Pascha means Passover. It contains the readings for the last week of Lent, which is also called Passion Week.

Manuscript

Manuscript of Daily Readings
Manuscript of Daily Readings

This example of the type of book of daily readings from Scripture is called a lectionary.

Parchment

Manuscript of Epistles and the Praxis
Manuscript of Epistles and the Praxis

This manuscript contains the Pauline Epistles, the Catholic Epistles, and the Praxis.

Manuscript

Manuscript of Four Gospels with Pictures of Saints
Manuscript of Four Gospels with Pictures of Saints

This manuscript of the Four Gospels is written in Arabic. A picture of each Gospel's author appears in colors on a golden background.

Parchment

Manuscript of Part of the New Testament
Manuscript of Part of the New Testament

This manuscript is part of the New Testament, the Gospels of Saints Luke and John, in the Coptic Bohairic dialect.

Flax

Manuscript of Psalms of David in Ethiopian
Manuscript of Psalms of David in Ethiopian

The manuscript contains the Psalms of David and the requests of the Virgin. The manuscript contains 161 pages of parchment in the Ethiopian language and is part of a series that confirms the strong relationship between the Egyptian Church and the Ethiopian Church.

Parchment

Manuscript of a Kiahkan Psalmodian Book in Coptic
Manuscript of a Kiahkan Psalmodian Book in Coptic

The manuscript is a Kiahkan Psalmody Book in the Coptic language and includes psalms and other prayers related to "Kiahk," the fourth month of the Coptic year. Kiahk is dedicated to events before the birth of Christ, so the book contains praises for the Virgin Mary and some of the saints.

Manuscript

Manuscript of a Psalm in the Coptic Sahidic Dialect
Manuscript of a Psalm in the Coptic Sahidic Dialect

This manuscript bears traces of a psalm written in the Coptic Sahidic dialect, that of the South or Upper Egypt.

Flax

Manuscript of an Euchologion
Manuscript of an Euchologion

This Euchologion is a book that contains the prayers of the Divine Liturgy according to the rites of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

Parchment

Manuscript of the Four Gospels
Manuscript of the Four Gospels

The manuscript contains the Four Gospels in Arabic, with an introduction, the Ten Commandments, and testimonies of the truth. The pages are gilded in gold and decorated with colors. The manuscript was written by the priest Barsam Al-Arkhan Rophael, the son of Sheikh Al-Moallem Moftah.

Manuscript

Manuscript of the Four Gospels in Arabic
Manuscript of the Four Gospels in Arabic

This 346-page manuscript from AD 1689 contains the Four Gospels in Arabic.

Manuscript

Manuscript of the Psalms in Coptic
Manuscript of the Psalms in Coptic

This manuscript of the 151 psalms in the Coptic language is considered to be the oldest book in the world in book form.

Parchment

Manuscript with Prayers of the Psalmody
Manuscript with Prayers of the Psalmody

A manuscript book, written in two columns, contains the prayers of the Psalmody, which is used in all days of the year, except in the Coptic month of Kiahk and the Passions week.

Manuscript

Marriage Handfast Manuscript
Marriage Handfast Manuscript

This marriage handfast was written in Kufic script in black ink. It dates back to AH 91 (AD 709).

Papyrus

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