Pope Markianos of Alexandria


Markianos of Alexandria
Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
Papacy began 141
Papacy ended 14 January 152
Predecessor Eumenes
Successor Celadion
Personal details
Born Alexandria, Egypt
Died 14 January 152

Alexandria, Egypt
Buried Baucalis, Alexandria
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church
Alma mater Catechetical School of Alexandria
Feast day 14 January (6 Tobi in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Markianos was the eighth Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was raised to the Apostolic Throne in the month of Hathor in the year 141 AD during the reign of the Roman Emperor Antonius Pius. Markianos was born in Alexandria, Egypt and he was the Dean of The Catechetical School of Alexandria (also known as the Theological School of Alexandria).

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

References [ edit ]

  • 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

Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria

Succeeded by


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