Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag by Gawdat Gabra, Hany N. Takla |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

by Gawdat Gabra, Hany N. Takla
     
 

Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Sohag region of Upper Egypt from as early as the fourth century until the present day. The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic civilization in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag over the past

Overview

Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Sohag region of Upper Egypt from as early as the fourth century until the present day. The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic civilization in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag over the past seventeen hundred years. Many of the studies center on the person and legacy of the great Coptic saint, Shenoute the Archimandrite (348-466

Contributors: Heike Behlmer, Elizabeth Bolman, Anne Boud'hors, Andrew Crislip, Stephen Emmel, Cäcilia Fluck, James Goehring, Suzana Hodak, Dale Kinney, Rebecca Krawiec, Bentley Layton, Catherine Louis, Nina Lubomierski, Nashaat Mekhaiel, Samuel Moawad, Siegfried G. Richter, Ashraf Sadek, Sofia Schaten, Zuzana Skalova, Bigoul al-Suriany, Mark Swanson, Hany Takla, Janet Timbie, Jacques Van der Vliet, Youhanna Youssef, Ugo Zanetti.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789774161223
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date:
05/30/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Gawdat Gabra is the author or editor of numerous books on Egyptian Christianity, including Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis (AUC Press, 2005).
Hany N. Takla is the founding president of the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society.

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