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Athanasius II of Alexandria (died 496) was the Coptic Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria from 490 until his death. He was a Miaphysite.

He succeeded Peter III Mongus as Pope of Alexandria and reigned for seven years. His reign was relatively uneventful.

He is commemorated in the Calendar of Saints of the Coptic Church on the 20th day of Thout, the day of his death.


  • Atiya, Aziz S.. The Coptic Encyclopedia. New York:Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991. ISBN 0-02-897025-X.
Preceded by
Peter III Mongus
Coptic Pope
Succeeded by
John I (II)
Patriarch of Alexandria