Pope Jacob of Alexandria
James of Alexandria
|Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy ended||21 February 830|
|Died||21 February 830|
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mark's Church|
|Feast day||21 February (14 Amshir in the Coptic Calendar)|
Pope James of Alexandria was the 50th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
Pope Jacob ordained Abuna Yohannes as the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, according to the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria; however, civil war, drought, and plague in Ethiopia forced Yohannes to return to Alexandria, where he remained through Pope James' tenure.
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