Anthony Alcock has continued his marvellous programme of translations from Coptic. Today’s item is the Encomium on Theodore the Anatolian, by Theodore, Bishop of Antioch. It’s here:
The manuscript that contains the work was published by E.A.W. Budge, and dates from 995 AD.
The text is a hagiographical text, but St. Theodore the Anatolian was a popular saint in Egypt. Also known as Theodore the General, or Theodore the Stratelates, the cult of this warrior saint developed in Anatolia in the 10-11th centuries.