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The Ptolemaic Garrison of Hermoupolis Magna

Peter M. Fraser

in Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264126
eISBN:
9780191734632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264126.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the personal names of people in the garrison town of Hermoupolis Magna in Middle Egypt in the last quarter of the second century BC. It evaluates whether it is possible to ... More


Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Gawdat Gabra and Hany Takla (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

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, ... More


Mesokemic or ‘Middle Egyptian’—the Coptic Dialect of Oxyrhynchos (?)

Frank Feder

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Mesokemic (siglum: M) is a dialect of Coptic that was discovered relatively late. Paul E. Kahle was the first to describe its characteristics and distinguish M clearly from the other dialects of ... More


Al-Shaykh Sa‘id Revisited: A Reassessment of the Spatial Layout of a Monastic Community

Gertrud J.M. van Loon

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Al-Shaykh Saʻid (Middle Egypt) covers the southern part of the archaeological concession area of the Dayr al-Barsha Project, directed by Harco Willems. The site is named after the nearby tomb of a ... More


Architectural Typology of Historic Coptic Churches from Oxyrhynchos to Dayr al-Ganadla

Sami Sabri Shaker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter seeks to correct the common notion that the architectural design of the typical Coptic Orthodox church either has a cruciform plan or is in the form of Noah's Ark, which reflects a lack ... More


Recent Excavations at Bawit

Gisèle Hadji-Minaglou

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the results of excavations at Bawit that were accomplished at the end of the 2012 season. The remains of the Bawit monastery, founded by Apa Apollo, are located near Dashlout, ... More


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