This chapter looks at the long reign of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927, a time of extraordinary growth and progress, which the Copts describe as the golden age of their history.
Keywords: Cyril Kyrillos V; church reform; Coptic papacy; al-nahda; waqf; educational reform; seminary; urabi revolt; monastic ideals; cultural awakenings
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