Coptic Civilization Hardback

Two Thousand Years of Christianity in Egypt

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Coptic Civilization

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Egypt's Copts make up one of the oldest and largest Christian communities in the Middle East. Yet despite the availability of a large number of books on aspects of Coptic culture, including art and architecture, monasticism, theology, and music, there is to date no single volume that provides a comprehensive cultural history of the Copts and their achievements. Coptic Civilization aims to fill this gap, by introducing the general reader, the interested non-specialist, to Coptic culture in all its variety and multi-faceted richness. With contributions by twenty scholars, Coptic Civilization includes chapters on monasticism, the Coptic language, Coptic literature, Christian Arabic literature, the objects and documents of daily life, magic, art and architecture, and textiles, as well as the history of Coptic Church, its liturgy, theology, and music.

Coptic Civilization was published by The American University in Cairo Press in June 2014. The ISBN for Coptic Civilization is 9789774166556.

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Details for Coptic Civilization

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Book FormatHardback
PublisherThe American University in Cairo Press (June 2014)
Number of Pages360
Thickness38 mm
Height285 mm
Width230 mm
Product Code4267186
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