Pope Eumenes of Alexandria
Eumenes of Alexandria
|7th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark|
|Papacy ended||19 October 141|
|Died||19 October 141
|Denomination||Coptic Orthodox Christian|
|Residence||Saint Mark's Church|
|Alma mater||Catechetical School of Alexandria|
|Feast day||19 October (9 Babah in the Coptic Calendar)|
Pope Eumenes (Emenaios), 7th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was one of the most respected Christians in Alexandria, Egypt. He was chosen in the month of July (Abib) in the year 129 AD during the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. He also took over from Pope Justus as the second Dean of the The Catechetical School of Alexandria (also known as the Theological School of Alexandria).
The persecution of the Christians increased during the time of this righteous Patriarch and many Copts were martyred. Eumanius remained on the Throne of Alexandria for thirteen years pleasing God and the people and he departed on the 9th of Babah (19th of October) in the year 141 AD.
- "St. Eumenius, the Seventh Pope of the See of St. Mark.". Official network of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All of Africa.
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