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3) Hatour Month
(First Egyptian Month -3- Hathor)

Hathor also known as Hatour (Coptic: ?????) is the third month of the Coptic calendar. It lies between November 11 and December 9 of the Gregorian calendar. The month of Hathor is also the third month of the Season of 'Akhet' (Inundation) in Ancient Egypt, where the Nile floods cover the land of Egypt. The name of the month comes from Hathor, the Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Beauty and Love.                     Divider

Commemorations and Anniversaries of the Coptic Month of Hatur
Date Feast / Commemoration
Hatour 1 Martyrdom of the Saints Maximus, Nometius, Boctor, and Philopus
Commemoration of St.Cleopas the Apostle and His Companion
Hatour 2 Departure of St.Peter the Third the Twenty-Seventh Pope of Alexandria
Hatour 3 Departure of St.Cyriacus
Departure of St.Athanasius and His Sister, Irene
Hatour 4 Martyrdom of the Saints John and James, Bishops of Persia
Martyrdom of Saints Epimachus and Azarianus
Hatour 5 Appearance of the Head of St.Longinus the Soldier
Martyrdom of St.Timothy and the Relocation of the Body of St.Theodore, the Prince of Setb
Hatour 6 Departure of St.Felix, Pope of Rome
Consecration of the Virgin's Church in the Mouharaque Monastery in Kuesquam Mountain
Hatour 7 Martyrdom of St.George the Alexandrian
Martyrdom of St.Nehrou
Departure of St.Mina, Bishop of Tamai
Consecration of the Church of St.George of Cappadocia
Hatour 8 Commemoration of the Four Incorporeal Beasts
Hatour 9 Departure of the Holy Father Anba Isaac, the Forty-First Pope of Alexandria
Assembly of the Universal Holy Council at Nicea
Hatour 10 Martydom of the Fifty Virgins and Their Mother
Assembly of a Council at Rome because of Epiphany of Fasting
Hatour 11 Departure of St.Hannah
Commemoration of the Martyrdom of St.Archelaus and the Martyrdom of Elisha the Hegumen
Hatour 12 Festival of the Honored Archangel Michael
Hatour 13 Departure of St.Timothy, Bishop of Ansena
Departure of St.Zacharias, the Sixty-Fourth Pope of Alexandria
Hatour 14 Departure of St.Martinus, Bishop of the Chity of Thrace
Hatour 15 Martyrdom of St.Mari-Mina the Wonder Worker
Hatour 16 Beginning of the Advent Fasting in the Coptic Church
Consecration of the Church of St.Abu-Nofer
Martyrdom of St.Yostus, the Bishop
Hatour 17 Departure of St.John Chrysostom
Hatour 18 Martyrdom of the Two Saints Atrasis and Yoana
Martyrdom of St.Philip the Apostle
Hatour 19 Consecration of the Church of St.Sergius and St.Bacchus
Commemoration of the Preaching of St.Bartholomew, the Apostle
Hatour 20 Departure of St.Anianus, the Second Pope of Alexandria
Consecration of the Churches of Prince Theodore, the Son of John, and Prince Theodore El-Mishreke
Hatour 21 Commemoration of the Virgin St.Mary, the Mother of God
Deparure of St.Gregory, the Wonder Worker
Departure of St.Cosma, the Fifty-Fourth Pope of Alexandria
Commemoration of the Holy Martyrs Alphaeus, Zacchaeus, Romanus and John
Commemoration of the Saints Thomas, Victor and Isaac, of the city of Ashmunen
Hatour 22 Martyrdom of Saints Cosmas, Damian, Their Brothers and Their Mother
Hatour 23 Departure of St.Cornelius the Centurion
Consecration of the Church of St.Marina
Hatour 24 Commemoration of the Twenty-Four Priests
Hatour 25 Martyrdom of St.Mercurius known as the Saint with Two Swords
Hatour 26 Commemoration of the Martyrdom of the Saints Balaryanos and His Brother Thiborinos
Commemoration of St.Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa
Hatour 27 Martyrdom of St.James the Mangled (Sawn)
Hatour 28 Martyrdom of St.Sarabamon, Bishop of Nakiyos
Hatour 29 Martyrdom of St.Peter, the Seal of the Martyrs
Martyrdom of St.Clement, Pope of Rome
Hatour 30 Departure of St.Akakios, Patriarch of Constantinople
Martyrdom of St.Macarius
Consecration of the Church of Saints Cosmas, Damian, Their Brothers and Their Mother

Index of Coptic Months:
Toot - Baba - Hatoor - Kiahk - Toba - Amshir - Baramhat - Bermoda - Bashans - Baoona - Abib - Mesra -

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