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Patriarch Cyril III ibn Laqlaq
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Dāʾūd ibn Yūḥannā al-Fayyūmī, Ibn Laqlaq, Patriarch Kīrillus III

Date of Birth: Unknown; late 12th century

Place of Birth: Al-Fayyūm, Egypt

Date of Death: 10 March 1243

Place of Death: Dayr al-Shamʿ, Giza, Egypt


We know very little about the early life of the man who would eventually become Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Kīrillus (Cyril) III (the 75th Coptic Orthodox patriarch, 1235-43). His name was Dāʾūd ibn Yūḥannā and he hail…

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N. Swanson, Mark, “Patriarch Cyril III ibn Laqlaq”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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