ⓘ Category:Neighbourhoods of Alexandria

Baucalis

Baucalis, also called Boukolou, and Baukalis, is a section in Alexandria, Egypt where St. Mark was reported to have been martyred, along with the historic location of his martyrium. It is also where Arius was a Christian presbyter and priest. Coptic Church tradition holds that the city of Alexandria was evangelized for the first time by St. Mark. The first Christians there built a church for Mark at Baucalis. According to tradition, St. Mark was attacked by a crowd of pagans on Easter Sunday 68 AD in the Church at Baucalis, dragged through the streets and martyred. His followers were able ...

Montaza

Montaza is the name of both a district and a park in Alexandria, Egypt. The district includes the park, but the two are legally distinct.