Coptic-Arabic Gospel

Manuscript illumination from a bilingual Coptic-Arabic Gospel book, circa 1250, Bibliothèque de Fels, Institut Catholique de Paris.

Mark, the traditional founder of the Egyptian Church, receives his Gospel from Peter. 

Manuscript illumination from a bilingual Coptic-Arabic Gospel book, circa 1250.

The final stage of the Egyptian language, which also lent its name to the Coptic Church, the Egyptian branch of Orthodox Christianity.

A gospel is an account that describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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