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Writing and Communication in Early Egyptian Monasticism (Hardcover)

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This volume grew out of Australian research into communication networks in Upper Egyptian monastic communities from the sixth to the eighth centuries. Several of the 10 papers here were presented in earlier versions at the 2012 Congress of Coptic Studies Congress in Rome, while the rest were commissioned for publication. The topics include communicating monasticism: reading and writing monastic texts in Late Antique Egypt, from textual to ritual practice: written media and authority in Shenote's Canons, whether monastic wills were a continuation of the Late Roman legal tradition, the wisdom of the wall: innovation in monastic epigraphy, and biblical recitations and their function in the piety of monastic Egypt. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2017
TCIN: 51768419
UPC: 9789004254657
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-8300

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