Hathor (month)

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Hathor (Coptic: Ϩⲁⲑⲱⲣ[pronunciation?]), also known as Hatour, is the third month of the Coptic calendar. It lies between November 10 and December 9 of the Gregorian calendar. The month of Hathor is also the third month of the Season of 'Akhet' (Inundation) in Ancient Egypt, when the Nile floods historically covered the land of Egypt; they have not done so since the construction of the High Dam at Aswan.

The name of the month comes from Hathor, the Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Beauty and Love.


Coptic Synaxarium of the month of Hathor[edit]

Coptic Julian Gregorian Commemorations
Hathor

1

October

28

November

10

  • Martyrdom of the Sts Maximus, Numitius, Victor (Boctor), and Philip (Philopus)
  • Commemoration of St. Cleopas the Apostle and His Companion.
2 29 11
3 30 12
4 31 13
  • Martyrdom of Sts. John & James, Bishops of Persia
  • Martyrdom of St. Epimachus & St. Adrianus (Azarianus)
  • Martyrdom of St. Thomas of Damascus
5 November

1

14
  • Appearance of the Head of Saint Longinus, the Soldier.
  • Martyrdom of St. Timothy and the Relocation of the Body of St. Theodore, the Prince, to Shotb
  • Departure of Pope Joseph II, the 115th Pope of Alexandria.
6 2 15
7 3 16
  • Martyrdom of St. George of Alexandria
  • Martyrdom of St. Nehroua of Fayyum
  • Departure of St. Mina, Bishop of Tamai (Thmoui)
  • Consecration of the Church of St. George of Cappadocia
8 4 17
  • Commemoration of the Four Incorporeal Beasts
9 5 18
10 6 19
  • Martyrdom of St. Sophia & the Fifty Virgins
  • Assembly of a Council in Rome because of the Feast of Theophany and Lent
11 7 20
  • Departure of St. Anne (Hannah), the mother of the Theotokos.
  • Martyrdom of St. Archelaus and the Martyrdom of Elisha the Hegumen
12 8 21
  • Commemoration of Michael, the Archangel.
13 9 22
  • Departure of St. Timothy, Bishop of Ansena
  • Departure of St. Zacharias, the 64th Pope of Alexandria.
14 10 23
  • Departure of St. Martinus (Martin), Bishop of Thrace
15 11 24
16 12 25
  • Beginning of the Fast of the Nativity (Advent) in the Coptic Church
  • Consecration of the Church of St. Abu-Nofer (Onuphrius)
  • Martyrdom of St. Yostus, the Bishop
17 13 26
18 14 27
19 15 28
20 16 29
  • The Departure of St. Anianus, the 2nd Pope of Alexandria.
  • Consecration of the Churches of Prince Theodore, the Son of John El-Shotbe, and Prince Theodore El-Mishreke
21 17 30
  • Commemoration of the Holy Virgin Saint Mary, the Mother of God (Theotokos).
  • Departure of St. Gregory, the Wonder Worker.
  • Departure of St. Cosma II, the 54th Pope of Alexandria.
  • Commemoration of the Holy Martyrs Sts. Alphaeus, Zacchaeus, Romanus, & John
  • Commemoration of the Sts Thomas, Victor, and Isaac of the City of Ashmunein
22 18 December

1

23 19 2
24 20 3
  • Commemoration of the Twenty-Four Priests
25 21 4
26 22 5
27 23 6
  • Martyrdom St. James the Mangled (Sawn)
28 24 7
  • Martyrdom of St. Sarapamon, Bishop of Niku
29 25 8
  • Martyrdom of St. Peter, the 17th Pope of Alexandria.
  • Martyrdom of St. Clement, the 4th Bishop of Rome.
30 26 9
  • Departure of St. Acacius, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • Martyrdom of St. Macarius
  • Consecration of the Church of Sts. Cosmas, Damian, Their Brothers and Their Mother
Preceded by
Paopi
Coptic calendar
days: 30 days
Succeeded by
Koiak

References[edit]

Synaxarium of the month of Hatour