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Yasser Elhariry

in Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction defines the titular notion of pacifist invasions through two observations by Ferdinand de Saussure. With specific regard to multilinguistic coexistence, local idiom, diglossia, and ... More


The Arabic Lives of St. Pachomius1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first scholar to edit an Arabic and Coptic text of Pachomius's biography — Life of St. Pachomius — with a translation preceded by a long introduction was Walter E. Crum. There were, he wrote, ... More


A Problematic Sentence in Moreh nevukhim, ii. 24

Herbert A. Davidson

in Maimonides the Rationalist

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113584
eISBN:
9781800340077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113584.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines a certain passage in Maimonides' Moreh nevukhim. This sentence could, if read in a certain way, serve to support the thesis that Maimonides rejected the possibility of man's ... More


Society in Transition

Janina M. Safran

in Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451836
eISBN:
9780801468018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451836.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at the social and cultural transformation of al-Andalus, and considers what the Arabic–Islamic legal texts and the Latin martyrologies reveal about cultural change, interfaith ... More


The Arabic Version of the Miracles of Apa Mina: Based on Two Unpublished Manuscripts in the Collection of the St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Los Angeles

Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167775
eISBN:
9781617978203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167775.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Egyptian texts concerning Apa Mina have came down to us in Sahidic and Arabic as hagiographic texts and in Bohairic mostly as liturgical texts. This chapter deals primarily with the Arabic text of ... More


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