Egypt in the Byzantine world, 300 - 700

pt. 1. The culture of Byzantine Egypt. Poets and pagans in Byzantine Egypt / Alan Cameron ; Higher education in early Byzantine Egypt: Rhetoric, Latin, and the law / Raffaella Cribiore ; Philosophy in its social context / Leslie S.B. MacCoull ; Coptic literature in the Byzantine and early Islamic wo...

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Contributors: Bagnall, Roger S. 1947-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press c 2007
Edition:1. publ.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Roman Empire / Byzantine Empire / Egypt / History 300-700
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Egypt Civilization 332 B.C.-638 A.D
B Egypt History Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D
B Egypt Civilization 638-1798
B Conference program
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Summary:pt. 1. The culture of Byzantine Egypt. Poets and pagans in Byzantine Egypt / Alan Cameron ; Higher education in early Byzantine Egypt: Rhetoric, Latin, and the law / Raffaella Cribiore ; Philosophy in its social context / Leslie S.B. MacCoull ; Coptic literature in the Byzantine and early Islamic world / Stephen Emmel ; Early Christian architecture in Egypt and its relationship to the architecture of the Byzantine world / Peter Grossmann ; Coptic and Byzantine textiles found in Egypt: Corpora, collections, and scholarly perspectives / Thelma K. Thomas ; Between tradition and innovation: Egyptian funerary practices in late antiquity / Françoise Dunand -- pt. 2. Government, environments, society and economy. Alexandria in the fourth to seventh centuries / Zsolt Kiss ; The other cities in later Roman Egypt / Peter van Minnen ; Byzantine Egyptian villages / James G. Keenan ; The imperial presence: Government and army / Bernhard Palme ; Byzantine Egypt and imperial law / Joélle Beaucamp ; Aristocratic landholding and the economy of Byzantine Egypt / Todd M. Hickey ; Gender and society in Byzantine Egypt / T.G. Wilfong -- pt. 3. Christianity : the church and monasticism. The institutional church / Ewa Wipszycka ; The cult of saints: A haven of continuity in a changing world? / Arietta Papaconstantinou -- Divine architects: Designing the monastic dwelling place / Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom ; Monasticism in Byzantine Egypt: Continuity and memory / James E. Goehring ; Depicting the kingdom of heaven: Paintings and monastic practice in early Byzantine Egypt / Elizabeth S. Bolman -- pt. 4. Epilogue. The Arab conquest of Egypt and the beginning of Muslim rule / Petra M. Sijpesteijn
ISBN:0521871379