Pope Markianos of Alexandria

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Markianos of Alexandria
Patriarch of Alexandria
Papacy began141
Papacy ended14 January 152
PredecessorEumenes
SuccessorCeladion
Personal details
BornAlexandria, Egypt
Died14 January 152
Alexandria, Egypt
BuriedBaucalis, Alexandria
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
Alma materCatechetical School of Alexandria
Sainthood
Feast day14 January (6 Tobi in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Markianos was the 8th Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, reigning from 141 to 152.

Markianos was born in Alexandria, Egypt and he was the Dean of The Catechetical School of Alexandria, before being appointed Patriarch in the month of Hathor in the year 141 AD during the reign of the Emperor Antonius Pius.

He died on the 6th of Tobi (14 January), in the year 152 AD.[1]

References[edit]

General
  • Meinardus, Otto F.A. (2002). Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity. American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 978-977-424-757-6.
  • Atiya, Aziz S. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991. ISBN 0-02-897025-X

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Titles of the Great Christian Church
Preceded by
Eumenes
Patriarch of Alexandria
141–152
Succeeded by
Celadion