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  1. Recording Village Life: A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt

    Recording Village Life: A Coptic Scribe in Early Islamic Egypt [Hardback]

    Jennifer Cromwell (Author)

    £94.50

    ISBN: 9780472130481
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Series: New Texts from Ancient Cultures
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    Recording Village Life presents a close study of over 140 Coptic texts written between 724-756 CE by a single scribe, Aristophanes son of Johannes, of the village Djeme in western Thebes. These texts, which focus primarily on taxation and property... .... Learn More
  2. Christianizing Egypt: Syncretism and Local Worlds in Late Antiquity

    Christianizing Egypt: Syncretism and Local Worlds in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    David Frankfurter (Author)

    £32.95

    ISBN: 9780691176970
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Series: Martin Classical Lectures
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    How does a culture become Christian, especially one that is heir to such ancient traditions and spectacular monuments as Egypt? This book offers a new model for envisioning the process of Christianization by looking at the construction of Christia... .... Learn More
  3. P.Beatty III (47): The Codex, its Scribe, and its Text

    P.Beatty III (47): The Codex, its Scribe, and its Text [Hardback]

    Peter Malik (Author)

    £128.00

    ISBN: 9789004340435
    Published by : Brill
    Series: New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents
    Volume: 52
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    Since ancient works were preserved by means of handwritten copies, critical enquiry into their texts necessitates the study of such copies. In P.Beatty III (P47): The Codex, Its Scribe, and Its Text, Peter Malik focuses on the earliest extensive c... .... Learn More
  4. The Monastic Landscape of Late Antique Egypt: An Archaeological Reconstruction

    The Monastic Landscape of Late Antique Egypt: An Archaeological Reconstruction [Hardback]

    Darlene L. Brook Hedstrom (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781107161818
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom offers a new history of the field of Egyptian monastic archaeology. It is the first study in English to trace how scholars identified a space or site as monastic within the Egyptian landscape and how such identifications... .... Learn More
  5. Marcus Simaika Pasha: Father of Coptic Archaeology

    Marcus Simaika Pasha: Father of Coptic Archaeology [Hardback]

    Samir Simaika (Author); Nevine Henein (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9789774168239
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    Marcus Pasha Simaika (1864-1944) was born to a prominent Coptic family on the eve of the inauguration of the Suez Canal and the British occupation of Egypt. From a young age, he developed a passion for Coptic heritage and devoted his life to shedd... .... Learn More
  6. Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza and the Nile Delta

    Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza and the Nile Delta [Hardback]

    Gawdat Gabra (Editor); Hany Takla (Editor)

    £49.95

    ISBN: 9789774167775
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    Christianity and monasticism have long flourished in the northern part of Upper Egypt and in the Nile Delta, from Beni Suef to the Mediterranean coast. The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, ... .... Learn More
  7. The Early Coptic Papacy: The Egyptian Church and its Leadership in Late Antiquity: The Popes of Egypt: Volume 1

    The Early Coptic Papacy: The Egyptian Church and its Leadership in Late Antiquity: The Popes of Egypt: Volume 1 [Paperback]

    Stephen J. Davis (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9789774168345
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    The Copts, adherents of the Egyptian Orthodox Church, today represent the largest Christian community in the Middle East, and their presiding bishops have been accorded the title of pope since the third century AD. This study analyzes the developm... .... Learn More
  8. Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts

    Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts [Hardback]

    Theodore de Bruyn (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199687886
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies
    Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts examines Greek amulets with Christian elements from late antique Egypt in order to discern the processes whereby a customary practice-the writing of incantations on amulets-changed in an i... .... Learn More
  9. Writing and Communication in Early Egyptian Monasticism

    Writing and Communication in Early Egyptian Monasticism [Hardback]

    Malcolm Choat (Editor); Mariachiara Giorda (Editor)

    £106.00

    ISBN: 9789004254657
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity
    Volume: 9
    As senders of letters, copyists of literary texts, compilers of accounts, readers, and teachers, the monks of late antique Egypt articulated their interactions with their ascetic and secular environments via their role as authors, scribes, and own... .... Learn More
  10. Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

    Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia [Paperback]

    Gawdat Gabra (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9789774167645
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Aswan region of Upper Egypt and in what was once Nubia, from as early as the fourth century until the present day. The contributors to this volume, international specia... .... Learn More

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