The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and Oriental Orthodoxy also have distinctive, living icon painting traditions. Coptic icons have their origin in the Hellenistic art of Egyptian Late Antiquity, as exemplified by the Fayum mummy portraits. Beginning in the 4th century, churches painted their walls and made icons to reflect an authentic ...
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St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Ramleh, Alexandria)St. Mary & St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)St. Peter & St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)St. Samuel & St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church (Alexandria)Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Damanhur, Beheira)St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Damanhur, Beheira)Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Damietta)Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Mansoura, Dakahlia)The Hanging Church (Coptic Cairo)Church of the Holy Virgin/Babylon El-Darag (Coptic Cairo)St. Menas Coptic Orthodox Church (Coptic Cairo)St. Barbara Coptic Orthodox Church (Coptic Cairo)St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Abbassia)St. Peter & St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)St. Mary, St. Bishoy, & St. Rewais Coptic Orthodox Church (Abbassia)Archangel Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)St. Damiana Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)St. George Coptic Orthodox Church (Fayyum)St. George & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (Ras Sudar)Moses The Prophet & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church (El-Tor)St. Mary & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church (Sharm el-Sheikh)El Sama-eyeen Coptic Orthodox Church (Hay Al Noor, Sharm el-Sheikh)Holy Virgin Coptic Orthodox Mortuary Chapel (Antinopolis)St. John Coptic Orthodox Cave Church (Antinopolis)St. Theodore Coptic Orthodox Church (El-Bahnasa)The Hermitages Coptic Orthodox Church (Deir el-Bersha)St. Phoebammon (Abi Fam) Coptic Orthodox Church (Abnub)Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Asyut)St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church (Asyut)St. Makar Coptic Orthodox Church (Asyut)Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)St. Bisada Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)St. Damiana Coptic Orthodox Church (Sohag)St. Menas Coptic Orthodox Church (Hiwon)St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church (Qena)St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Nag Hammadi)St. Mercurius Coptic Orthodox Church (Qamula)
- Diocese of Alexandria
- Dioceses of Beheira, Damietta, Dakahlia, Gharbia, Monufia, Qalyubia and Sharqia
- Diocese of Coptic Cairo
- Dioceses of Cairo and Giza
- Diocese of Fayyum
- Diocese of South Sinai
- Diocese of Minya and Al- Ashmunein
- Diocese of Asyut
- Diocese of Sohag
- Diocese of Qena
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, whose separation, along with the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, came slightly later, allows deacons (who are ordained when they are boys) to marry after ordination, but not priests: any future priests who wish to marry must do so before becoming priests.
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The Gospel of Thomas (also known as the Coptic Gospel of Thomas) is a non-canonical sayings gospel. It was discovered near Nag Hammadi , Egypt, in December 1945 among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi library .
The Head of Christ, also called the Sallman Head, is a 1940 portrait painting of Jesus of Nazareth by American artist Warner Sallman (1892–1968). As an extraordinarily successful work of Christian popular devotional art, it had been reproduced over half a billion times worldwide by the end of the 20th century.
Mar 7, 2019 - Old Icons from the pre-Neo-Coptic period (i.e. pre 1960's). See more ideas about Christian art, Iconography, Orthodox icons.
Mar 24, 2013 - 1971 Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria is enthroned- Wikipedia The Coptic #Orthodox #Church is an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Church. It is part of all three councils of churches (or Eastern Orthodox). The head of the Church carries the title of Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Preaching and throughout Africa, with residence in Cairo
Marian hymns remain a key element in the liturgy of the Coptic Church and are included in every canonical hour, day and night.   The widely used Akathist Hymn (meaning the unseated hymn) to the Theotokos (Mother of God) is attributed to Saint Romanos the Melodist who composed many (perhaps several hundred) hymns to saints during the 6th ...
The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel.The content consists of conversations between Jesus and Judas Iscariot.Given that it includes late 2nd century theology, it is thought to have been composed in the 2nd century by Gnostic Christians, rather than the historic Judas himself.