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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

Gilded Book Binding
Gilded Book Binding

The book binding has plant-like and geometric designs as well as medallions over a dark background. The border is made of cartouches with prophetic sayings that stress the importance of reading the Qur'an.

Manuscript

Gospel Cover with Glass Jewelry Cross
Gospel Cover with Glass Jewelry Cross

This Gospel cover is made of silver and has a cross set with glass jewelry with a Coptic inscription on the cover.

Manuscript

Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic
Manuscript Written in both Arabic and Coptic

A manuscript written in both Arabic and Coptic; it bears a picture of two figures, perhaps angels, who are carrying two birds. Underneath the figures, there are eight interlaced circles, containing floral designs. They are intersected by four additional circles containing crosses.

Manuscript

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 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 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 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

Paper Manuscript with Religious Inscription
Paper Manuscript with Religious Inscription

These two pages of a religious manuscript were written in black ink; the writing is enclosed in a narrow brown border. The text of the manuscript is about the Prophet (peace be upon him), giving his names and describing his laudable deeds.

Manuscript

Paper from Manuscript of Cavalier Sport
Paper from Manuscript of Cavalier Sport

This paper was extracted from the manuscript of Cavalier Sport. It is a scene of two persons dueling with rods with their trainer behind them.

Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript from Era of Sultan Jaqmaq
Qur'an Manuscript from Era of Sultan Jaqmaq

This Holy Qur'an, traced to the era of the Mamluk Sultan Jaqmaq, has a brown leather cover with a leather flap.

Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript in Simple Kufi
Qur'an Manuscript in Simple Kufi

The copy of the Holy Qur'an is written in simple Kufi calligraphy in black ink on parchment. The artwork is in a poor state, as the edges are eroded. This copy of the Qur'an has been recently repaired.

Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript with Calligraphy of Yaqout al-Musta'ssemy(Yāqūt  Al-Musta'şmy)
Qur'an Manuscript with Calligraphy of Yaqout al-Musta'ssemy(Yāqūt Al-Musta'şmy)

This Holy Qur'an manuscript was written with the calligraphy of Yaqout al-Musta'ssemy(Yāqūt Al-musta'şmy). It is dated 560 after Hijra (AD 1164).

Manuscript

Sinaxarion (First Part)
Sinaxarion (First Part)

This linen book contains the biographies of the saints written in Arabic. These synaxaria were intended to be read throughout the first six months of the Coptic year.

Manuscript

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