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The Discovery of the Papyri from Tura at Dayr al-Qusayr (Dayr Arsaniyus) and Its Legacy

Caroline T. Schroeder

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/9789774167775.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the significant papyri find in the ancient St. Arsenius monastery in Tura, which yielded a wealth of writings in Greek from one of the most prominent heads of the Theological ... More


In the Belly of the Barque

Wafaa EL Sadik and Rüdiger Heimlich

in Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774168253
eISBN:
9781617978173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168253.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter recounts the author's participation in the Egyptian excavation site in Tura. The name Tura is notorious in all of Egypt. A few kilometers south of Cairo lies the state prison where ... More


Leonello and the Erotics of Song

Tim Shephard

in Echoing Helicon: Music, Art and Identity in the Este Studioli, 1440-1530

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199936137
eISBN:
9780199381241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936137.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Leonello d’Este is known to scholarship as a prince with a real interest in humanism, although he was also a vernacular poet of considerable wit, and a musician. This chapter examines images made for ... More


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