HOR, APA, a saint who was a hermit (feast day: 4 Ba’unah). He is mentioned in the Calendar of Abu al-Barakat (1913, p. 272). He is also mentioned in the Copto-Arabic SYNAXARION. There is a further mention in the Life of Abu Phis (unpublished MS Lit. 23 of the library of the church of HARIT ZUWAYLAH; Muyser. 1943, p. 187). His Life is also preserved in two manuscripts in the National Library, Paris (Arabe 212, fol. 276r; 477, fol. 250r).
Apa Hor was a native of Bahjurah, but the location of "the mountain with the column, to the east" where he established his hermitage is not known.
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