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Saint Michael the Archangel


Three Enconiums by Theodosius, Archbishop of Alexandria; Severus, Patriarch of Antioch; and Eustathius, Bishop of Trake: the Coptic Texts with Extracts from Arabic and Ethiopian Versions


Edited and Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge
This work consists of three different encomia of the Archangel Michael, each dealing with a different miracle.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-102-5
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Feb 11,2014
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 388
Languages: English, Coptic, Arabic
ISBN: 978-1-61143-102-5
$206.00
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This work consists of three different encomia of the Archangel Michael, each dealing with a different miracle: how Theodoros and Theopisthe, impoverished after a lifetime of charity, were nevertheless able to have a banquet in honor of Saint Michael; how Ketson, the pagan merchant, was converted; and the temptation of the widow Euphemia.


Wallis Budge, a renowned scholar of Eastern languages, has translated and edited the Coptic texts and added extracts from the ancient Arabic and Ethiopic versions.

This work consists of three different encomia of the Archangel Michael, each dealing with a different miracle: how Theodoros and Theopisthe, impoverished after a lifetime of charity, were nevertheless able to have a banquet in honor of Saint Michael; how Ketson, the pagan merchant, was converted; and the temptation of the widow Euphemia.


Wallis Budge, a renowned scholar of Eastern languages, has translated and edited the Coptic texts and added extracts from the ancient Arabic and Ethiopic versions.

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  • Title Page (page 3)
  • Copyright Page (page 4)
  • Preface (page 5)
  • Introduction (page 7)
    • I. The Encomium of Theodosius (page 13)
    • II. The Encomium of Severus, Patriarch of Antioch (page 20)
    • III. The Encomium of Eustathius Bishop of the Island of Trake (page 25)
  • English Translation of the Coptic Texts (page 36)
  • The Encomium by Abba Theodosius, Archbishop of Alexandria (page 144)
  • The Encomium by Severus, Patriarch of Antioch (page 205)
  • The Encomium by Eustathius, Bishop of Trake (page 234)
  • Specimen of the Arabic Version of the Encomium Upon Saint Michael by Abba Theodosius of Alexandria (page 277)
  • Specimen of the Arabic Version of the Encomium Upon Saint Michael by Severus, Bishop of Antioch (page 295)
  • Specimen of the Arabic Version of the Encomium Upon Saint Michael by Eustathius, Bishop of Trake (page 314)
  • The Ethiopic Version of the Encomium Upon Saint Michael by Severus of Antioch (page 341)
  • Coptic Forms of Greek Words Which Occur in the Encomiums (page 363)
  • List of Proper Names (page 384)
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