Date of Birth: Unknown Place of Birth: al-Fayyūm, Egypt Date of Death: June 1798 Place of Death: Cairo
Not much is known about the life of Patriarch Yuʾannis, other than that he came from the town of al-Fayyūm, and his baptismal name was Yūsif. At an unknown date, he entered the monastery of St Anthony in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, an important intellectual and religious centre of Copt…
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“Patriarch Yuʾannis XVIII”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28661>