Timothy IV of Alexandria

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Saint

Timothy IV (III) of Alexandria
Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Papacy began517
Papacy ended20 February 535
PredecessorDioscorus II
SuccessorTheodosius I
Personal details
BornEgypt
Died20 February 535
Egypt
BuriedSaint Mark's Church
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mark's Church
Sainthood
Feast day20 February (13 Amshir in the Coptic Calendar)

Timothy IV (died 20 February 535) was the Patriarch of Alexandria from 517. He is considered the 32nd Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church as Timothy III, since the Copts do not recognise the third Timothy, Timothy Salophakiolos.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Aloys Grillmeier and Theresia Hainthaler, Christ in Christian Tradition, Vol. 2, Part 4 (Mowbray and WJK, 1996), p. 42 n.52.

References[edit]

  • البابا تيموثاوس الثالث [Pope Timothy III] (in Arabic). Official website of St. Takla Haymanot's Church. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
Preceded by
Dioscorus II
Coptic Pope
517–535
Succeeded by
Theodosius I
Patriarch of Alexandria
517–535