Category Archives: Coptic

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Coptic Language History (2)

We will continue our study of the history of the Coptic Language in Egypt. This is part two which covers up to the 13th century. BEGIN (CE:604a-607a) COPTIC LANGUAGE, SPOKEN. With the Arab conquest of Egypt in the seventh century, … Continue reading

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Coptic Language History (1)

The development of the Coptic language from the Hieroglyphic. Continue reading

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We continue our study on the Coptic calendar, today we read about the first month of the calendar known as “tho-out” in Coptic. Begin: (CE:438a-440a) The twelve months and the origins of their names are as follows: 1. Bohairic, ywout; … Continue reading

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Coptic Calendar

Today marks the beginning of the Coptic Year 1729 A.M. We will study the history of the Coptic calendar. Please note that the names of the Coptic months are written in Coptic in the article but it might not be viewed … Continue reading

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