Pope Markianos of Alexandria

Saint

Markianos of Alexandria
Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
Papacy began141
Papacy ended14 January 152
PredecessorEumenes
SuccessorCeladion
Personal details
BornAlexandria, Egypt
Died14 January 152
Alexandria, Egypt
BuriedBaucalis, Alexandria
NationalityEgyptian
DenominationCoptic Orthodox Christian
ResidenceSaint Mark's Church
Alma materCatechetical School of Alexandria
Sainthood
Feast day14 January (6 Tobi in the Coptic Calendar)

Pope Markianos was the eighth Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He was raised to the Apostolic Throne in the month of Hathor in the year 141 AD during the reign of the Roman Emperor Antonius Pius. Markianos was born in Alexandria, Egypt and he was the Dean of The Catechetical School of Alexandria (also known as the Theological School of Alexandria).

He died on the 6th of Tobi (14 January), in the year 152 AD.[1]

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Titles of the Great Christian Church
Preceded by
Eumenes
Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria
141–152
Succeeded by
Celadion