Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 October 2010

160 Pages | 96 color illustrations

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774246913

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Coptic Monasteries

Egypt's Monastic Art and Architecture

Gawdat Gabra
Introduction by Tim Vivian

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art. Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic heritage.