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Patriarch Yuʾannis XVIII
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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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Walbiner, Carsten, “Patriarch Yuʾannis XVIII”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>

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