Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt, Hardback Book

Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt Hardback

Edited by Gawdat Gabra, Hany Takla


Christianity and monasticism have long flourished along the Nile in Middle Egypt, the region stretching from al-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus) to Dayr al-Ganadla.

The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic civilization in Middle Egypt over the past two millennia.

The studies explore Coptic art and archaeology, architecture, language and literature.

The artistic heritage of monastic sites in the region is highlighted, attesting to their important legacies in the region.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Christianity
  • ISBN: 9789774166631



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