'Abd al-Masih Salib al-Masu'di

'Abd al-Masīḥ Ṣalīb al-Masū'dī (1848–1935) was an Egyptian monk and author.


'Abd al-Masīḥ Ṣalīb al-Masū'dī was ordained a monk by his uncle, 'Abd al-Masīḥ al-Kabīr, in 1874.

He served at the Paromeos Monastery at Wadi El Natrun and was summoned by Pope Cyril V of Alexandria to assist in the administration of the church in Cairo. He learned Hebrew, Syriac, Greek, and Coptic and became a prolific writer. His best known work is his interpretation of the Epact.

He died at the age of eighty-seven.[1]


In addition to his work, above, he wrote:


  1. ^ Atiya, Aziz S. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1991. ISBN 0-02-897025-X