Pope Athanasius II of Alexandria
Athanasius II of Alexandria
|Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy ended||30 September 496|
|Died||30 September 496|
|Buried||Saint Mark's Church|
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mark's Church|
Pope Athanasius II of Alexandria, 28th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.
When Pope Peter III of Alexandria died, the bishops, elders and people agreed to ordain Athanasius Patriarch. He retained the post until his death three years and nine months later.
- "Tout 20 - The Departure of Pope Athanasius the Second, the Twenty-Eighth Patriarch of the See of St. Mark". Coptic Orthodox Church Network - Lives of Saints. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
- Atiya, Aziz S.. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York:Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991. ISBN 0-02-897025-X.
- "Athanasius II, Kelitis (490–496)". Official web site of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- البابا أثناسيوس الثاني [Pope Athanasius II] (in Arabic). Official website of St. Takla Haymanot's Church. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
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