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Shenoute as Reflected in the Vita and the Difnar

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Everyone who is familiar with Coptic history and culture will have various associations with the name Shenoute. It is not surprising that this multilayered 4th-century personality has stayed alive ... More


Pachomius as Reflected in the Difnar

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/9789774163111.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A well-known and extensive Vita of Pachomius in the Bohairic language has been handed down, giving many details about his life and his monastic community (Lefort 1953). It draws upon the so-called ... More


Apa Hadra (Hidra) in the Difnar

Nashaat Mekhaiel

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The bishops of Aswan and the surrounding area were consecrated with the name Hadra and Hadra is venerated in the liturgy of the Coptic Church throughout Egypt. The liturgical compilations of the ... More


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