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The Christian Monuments of Tebtunis

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter aims to present a general review of the results of excavations conducted in the Byzantine/Arabic sector of the ancient site of Tebtunis located in the south of the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. ... More


The Early Christian Churches of Tebtunis Discovered by the Italian Mission in 1930–1933

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the early Christian churches discovered at the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt between 1930 and 1933 by an Italian mission directed by Carlo Anti and later by Gilberto Bagnani. All the ... More


Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Micaela Langellotti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book is the first detailed study of a village in the Roman Empire, Tebtunis, in Egypt, in the first century AD. It is based on the evidence of the archive of the local notarial office ... More


The Kronion Archive

Micaela Langellotti

in Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter discusses the role, nature, and composition of the archive of Kronion, the head of the local notarial office, which provides the main evidence for this study. First, it analyses the ... More


Scribal Habits at the Tebtunis Temple Library: On Materiality, Formal Features, and Palaeography

Kim Ryholt

in Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Tebtunis temple library provides a unique opportunity to investigate the operation of an institutional library from ancient Egypt. This chapter focuses on a range of formal features, ... More


Introduction

Micaela Langellotti

in Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

The introductory chapter provides an overview of the content, aims, and scope of the book. After giving a general description of the main evidence, it explains why Tebtunis is one of the best ... More


The People of Tebtunis

Micaela Langellotti

in Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

After a review of current scholarly debates about the size and structure of the population of Roman Egypt, this chapter estimates the size of the population of Tebtunis and the percentage of ... More


Social Stratification in First-Century Tebtunis

Micaela Langellotti

in Village Life in Roman Egypt: Tebtunis in the First Century AD

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198835318
eISBN:
9780191885822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835318.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter reviews current views of social stratification in Roman Egypt, then discusses the role, nature, and composition of the various social groups attested in the village of Tebtunis. These ... More


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