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29 April 2013

352 Pages | 91 b/w illus.

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774165610

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Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Edited by Gawdat Gabra and Hany Takla

A Publication of The 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 specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic civilization in Aswan and Nubia over the past centuries.


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