Pope Peter IV of Alexandria


Peter IV of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began 25 July 567
Papacy ended 18 June 576
Predecessor Theodosius I
Successor Damian
Personal details
Born Egypt
Died 18 June 576

Buried Ennaton, monastery near Alexandria
Nationality Egyptian
Denomination Coptic Orthodox Christian
Residence Saint Mark's Church
Feast day 18 June (25 Paoni in the Coptic Calendar)

Peter IV was the 34th Coptic Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria[1] from 567 to 576. Peter IV succeeded the exiled Pope Theodosius I on the latter's death in 567.[1][2]

Because the Melkites were in control of Alexandria at the time, Peter IV lived in exile in the Enaton monastic complex.[3]

References [ edit ]

  • البابا بطرس الرابع [Pope Peter IV] (in Arabic). Official website of St. Takla Haymanot's Church. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
  1. ^ a b Fathers of Coptic Church in Arabic
  2. ^ Copticchurch.orgArchived 2008-02-26 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Andreas Juckel (2011), "The Enaton", in Sebastian P. Brock; Aaron M. Butts; George A. Kiraz; Lucas Van Rompay (eds.), Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage: Electronic Edition, Gorgias Press, retrieved 23 October 2019.
Preceded by

Theodosius I
Coptic Pope

Succeeded by


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