Feminine Nubian Given Names from Coptic and Greek Inscriptions
Ursula Georges and Aryanhwy merch Catmael
The following is a brief list of feminine given names from medieval Christian Nubia, taken from inscriptions written in Coptic and Greek. Although I have divided the names according to the dominant language of the inscription, the Coptic alphabet was sometimes used to record names in Greek inscriptions, and vice versa.
Name Date Anthelia c. ninth century Iêsousyko died 9 January 1046 Mariam 930 Michaêliko died 11 December 1037 Ouarenô eighth or ninth century
Name Date Christina eighth to tenth century Eikkir 1095-1183 Eito.u. [The periods represent dots below the letters] Elisabeth Genseoua ninth to tenth century Kel 785 Maria eighth to tenth century
Onomastics Articles - Ursula Georges