Coptic bibliographies (Macquarie University)

By Mary Fisk|August 15, 2014|Art and Archaeology, History, Linguistics, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

Interested in Coptic language and history? The Coptic Studies department at Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) had put together a “traditional” bibliography covering Egyptian history in the first millennium C.E., Coptic language and dialects and Coptic art and archaeology for their staff and students Please note that Coptic Bibliographies does not contain links to full-text. Some external links to book reviews etc. have been added. Click here to access Coptic Bibliographies

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Ancient monasticism in the Middle East

By Mary Fisk|July 1, 2013|Art and Archaeology, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions|0 comments

n.b This image of Saint Hilarion is from Archangelos Monastery, Almopia, Greece Image from: The archaeology website Past Horizons showcases rare wall paintings in the 6th century Coptic Deir al-Surian (“Syrian Monastery”) / Monastery of the Holy Virgin of Anba Bishoi in the Wadi al-Natrun in the Nile Delta, and the online newspaper Hurriyet reports on efforts to conserve the remains of one of the Holy Land’s earliest monasteries, Saint Hilarion’s (Tel

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