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The Monasteries of Naqada

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/9789774163111.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Naqada is an ancient town, lying on the western bank of the Nile opposite Qus and south of Qena. The majority of the churches date to the eighteenth century or even later. During the past twenty-five ... More


Church Building and Founding

Diliana N. Angelova

in Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The chapter argues that the proper context for imperial patrons and imperial buildings—regardless of their type—is the discourse of imperial founding. Buildings—baths, temples, churches, and public ... More


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