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Pachomius and the White Monastery

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/9789774161223.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the history of the relationship between Shenoute's White Monastery and the Pachomian federation, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the historical development and creative ... More


Toward the Localization of the Hennaton Monastic Complex

Mary Ghattas

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/9789774167775.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the most prominent of the Pachomian monasteries, the Hennaton monastery or Dayr al-Zujaj (as it is designated today), and the debates about its exact location. The Hennaton was ... More


The Pachomian Federation and Lower Egypt: The Ties that Bind

James E. Goehring

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/9789774167775.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter deals with the monasteries in Lower Egypt that were part of the Pachomian Federation of Upper Egypt. In the discourse of Coptic Christian history, the Pachomians retain their place as ... More


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