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ARCHAEOLOGY:

Badawy, Alexander. Coptic Art and Archaeology. The Arts of the Christian Egyptians from the Late Antique to the Middle Ages. Camb

Bagnall, Roger S. and Rathbone, Dominic W. Egypt from Alexander to the Early Christians: An Archaeological and Historical Guide, Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004. 

 

Grossman, Peter. “Architectural Elements of Churches: Khurus,” in CE 1, 212 f.       

--------. Christliche Architektur in Ägypten, Leiden, Boston and Cologne: Brill, 2002ridge, Mass: M. I. T. Press, 1978

Otto Meinardus, The Historic Coptic Churches of Cairo. Cairo: Philopatron, 1994, 72-75.

Sadek, Ashraf and Bernadette Sadek. L’incarnation de la lumière. Le renouveau iconographique copte à travers l’œuvre de Isaac Fanous, Le Monde Copte 29-31. Limoges, 2000

 

ARCHITECTURE:
 

Grossman, Peter. “Architectural Elements of Churches: Khurus,” in CE 1, 212 f.       

--------. Christliche Architektur in Ägypten, Leiden, Boston and Cologne: Brill, 2002

ART:
 
Bolman, Elizabeth, ed. Monastic Visions. Wall Paintings in the Monastery of St. Antony at the Red Sea. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2002.

Drewer, Louis & Hourihane Colum. “Coptic Art in the Index of Christian Art: A Research Source” in Actes du Huitième congrès international d’études coptes, Paris, 28 juin-3 juillet 2004, Vol. 1, ed. Nathalie Bosson and Anne Boud’hors [Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 163], Leuven-Paris- Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2007, 197-198.

Gabra, Gawdat (with Tim Vivian), Coptic Monasteries. Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture, Cairo-New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.

Gabra, Gawdat and Marianne Eaton Kraus, The treasures of Coptic Art in the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo, Cairo

Habib, Raouf. The Coptic Museum: A general Guide. Cairo: General Organization for Government Printing Offices, 1967

Skalova, Zuzana and Gabra, Gawdat. Icons of the Nile Valley, Cairo: Longman, 2003

 

COPTIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
 
 

 

Biedenkopf-Ziehner, Anne. “Koptologische Literaturübersicht, 1967/68” Enchoria 2 (1972): 103-136; 6 (1976): 93-119; 10 (1980): 151-183.

Emmel, Stephen. Shenoute’s Literary Corpus. 2 vols. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 599, 600 (Subsidia 111, 112). Louvain: Peeters, 2004.

 --------. A Report on Progress in the Study of Coptic Literature, 1996-2004” in Huitième congrès international d’études coptes (Paris 2004)I. Bilans et perspectives 2000-2004, ed. Anne Boud’hors and Denyse Vaillancourt [ Cahiers de la Bibliothèque copte 15], Paris : De Boccard, 2006, 173-204.

Funk, Wolf-Peter. “Research in Coptic Linguistics 1996-2004” in Huitième congrès international d’études coptes (Paris 2004)I. Bilans et perspectives 2000-2004, ed. Anne Boud’hors and Denyse Vaillancourt [Cahiers de la Bibliothèque copte 15], Paris : De Boccard, 2006, 206-216.

Kasser, Rodolphe. “Dialects,” in CE 8, 87-101.

Krause, Martin. “Refarat der koptischen literarischen Texte und Urkunden von 1992-1995,” Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 44/1 (1998): 140-171.

--------. “Refarat der koptischen literarischen Texte und Urkunden von 1996-1997,” Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 45/2 (1999): 281-301.

Layton, Bentley. A Coptic Grammar: Sahidic Dialect. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2000.

--------. Coptic in 20 Lessons. Introduction to Sahidic Coptic with Exercises & Vocabularies. Leuven-Paris-Dudley: Peeters, 2007.

Orlandi, Tito. “Coptic Literature,” in CE 5, 1450-60.

--------. Elementi di lingua e litteratura copta. La Goliardica : Milan, 1970.

--------. “Coptic Literature” in The Roots of Egyptian Christianity, ed., Birger A. Pearson and James E. Goehring, Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1986, 51-81.

--------. “Koptische Literatur,” in Ägypten in spätantik-christlicher Zeit. Einführung in die

koptische Kultur (= Sprachen und Kulturen des christlichen Orients, 4), ed. Martin Krause, Wiesbaden: Reichert: 1998, 117-147.

Reintges, Chris H. Coptic Egyptian (Sahidic Dialect). A Learner's Grammar. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, 2004.

Richter, Siegfried G. and Gregor Wurst. “Koptische literarische Texte,” Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 47/1 (2001): 196-228.

--------. “Refarat über der Edition koptischer literarischer Texte und Urkunden von 2000 bis 2002,”  Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 49/1 (2003): 127-161.

Wilfong, Terry G. “Coptic Literature,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, ed., Donald B. Bedford, Vol. 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, 295-302.

 

 

The History of the Churches and Monasteries of Egypt

 

 

Graf, GCAL II: 338-340.  Wadi, “Introduzione,” 474 (#33).

Atiya, Aziz S.  “Abu al-Makarim,” in CE 1, 23.

Den Heijer, “Coptic Historiography,” 77-81.

Den Heijer, Johannes.  “The Composition of the History of the Churches and Monasteries of Egypt: Some Preliminary Remarks.”  In Acts of the Fifth International Congress of Coptic Studies, ed. D.W. Johnson and T. Orlandi, II, 209-219.  Rome: C.I.M., 1993.

Evetts, B.T.A., ed.  The Churches and Monasteries of Egypt , the Armenian.&âlih&and SomeNeighbouring Countries Attributed to Abû S  Gorgias Reprint Series, 17.  Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1895.  Reprint, Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2001.

Martin, Maurice.  “La Delta chrétien à la fin du XIIe siècle.”  Orientalia Christiana Periodica 63 (1997): 181

Coptology in Egypt

Coptology in Egypt

Atiya, Aziz Suryal. “ Higher Institute of Coptic Studies,” in CE 4, 1230.

 --------. “Ya‘qub Nakhlah Rufaylah,” CE 7,

Basta, Munir. “Iqladiyus Labib,” in CE 4, 1302.

Bierbrier, M. L. Who is Who in Egyptology., 3rd ed. London: The Egypt Exploration Society,1995.

Ghali, Mirrit Boutros. “Yassa ‘Abd al-Masih,” in CE 7, 2353 f.

Ghali, Mirrit Boutros. “Clerical College,” in CE 2, 563 f.

Ghali, Mirrit Boutros. “ Sami Gabra,” in CE 7, 2090.

Ghali, Mirrit Boutros. “Murad Kamil,” in CE 6, 1968 f.

Ghali, Mirrit Boutros. “Society of Coptic Archaeology,” in CE 7, 2142.

Ghali, Wassef Boutros. “In Memoriam, Mirrit Boutros-Ghali (1908-1992),” Bulletin de la Société d'Archéologie Copte 32 (1993) : 1-10.

Krause, Martin. “Coptological Studies”; “Coptology,” in CE 2, 613-618.

Moftah, Laurence. “A musical resurrection,” Ahram Weekly,

http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2006/791/cu4.htm 20 - 26 April 2006
Issue No. 791

Nasim, Sulayman. “Habib Jirjis,” in CE 4, 1189.

Saad, Michael, “Habib Girgis,” Bulletin of  Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society 4 (1998): 29-33.

Samir, Khalil. “Yusuf al-Qibti,” CE 7, 2365.

 

 

Coptic History
 

Adams, William Y. Nubia, Corridor to Africa, Princeton, N. J.: Allen Lane, 1977.

Atiya, Aziz Suryal. A History of Eastern Christianity. London: Methuen & Co, 1968.

--------. “Eusebius of Caesarea,” CE 4, 1070 f.

--------. “Tulunids and Ikhshids, Copts under the,” CE 7, 2280 f.

--------. “Ayyubid Dynasty and the Copts,” CE 1, 314 f.

--------. “Mamluks and the Copts,” CE 5, 1517 f.

--------. “Ottomans, Copts under the,” CE 6, 1856 f.

--------. “Kharaij,” CE 5, 1413 f.

--------. “Ahl al-Dhimmah,” CE 1, 72 f.

--------. « Alexandria, Historic Churches in,” CE 1, 92-95.

Bagnall, Rogers S. Egypt in Late Antiquity. Chichester, West Sussex: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Bahr, Samira. “Modern Egypt, Copts In,” in CE 5, 1663 f.

Boud’hours, Anne. “Manuscrits coptes ‘chypriotes’ à la bibliothèque nationale.” Etudes coptes III.Chaiers de la Bibliothèque Copte 4 (1989): 11-20

Bowman, Alan K. Egypt after the Pharaohs. 332BC-AD 642 from Alexander to the Arab Conquest. British Museum Publications: London, 1986.

Butler, Alfred. The Arab Conquest of Egypt. Oxford, 1902. Second, amplified ed. Oxford: P. M. Fraser, 1977.

Daly, M. W. The Cambridge History of Egypt. Volume2: Modern Egypt, from 1517to the end of the twentieth century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Davis, Stephen J. The Eraly Coptic Papacy. The Egyptian Church and Its Leadership in Late Antiquity. Cairo-New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004

Décobert, Christian. “Sur l’arabisation et l’islamisation de l’Égypte médiévale,” in Itinéraires d’Égypte: Mélanges offerts au père Maurice Martin S. J, ed. Décobert, Christian, Cairo [Bibliothèque d’Étude, 106], 1992.

Van Doorn-Harder, Nelly, Kyrillos VI (1902-1971): Planner, Patriarch and Saint, in Between Desert and City: The Coptic Orthodox Church Today, ed. van Doorn-Harder, Nelly and Vogt, Kari. Oslo: The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture. Novus forlag, 1997, 230-42.

Edwards, David N. “The Christianization of Nubia: Some Archaeological Pointers,” Sudan & Nubia 5 (2001): 89-96.

Ferré, André. “Fatimids and the Copts,” CE 4, 1097-1100.

Frantz-Murphy, Gladys. “Conversion in Early Islamic Egypt: The Economic Factor,” in Yusuf Ragib, ed. Documents de l’Islam médiéval: Nouvelles Prespectives de Recherche [Textes arabes et études islamiques, 29] Cairo, 1991, 11-17

--------. “Umayyads, Copts under the,” CE 7, 2286-2289.

Fraser, P. M. “Alexandria, Christian and Medieval,” CE 1, 88-92.

Gabra, Gawdat, ed. Be Thou there. The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2001.

Gellens, Sam I. “Egypt, Islamization of,” in CE 3, 939- 42.

Godlewski, Wlodzimierz. “Nubian Studies 2000-2004” in Huitième congrès international d’études coptes (Paris 2004)I. Bilans et perspectives 2000-2004, ed. Anne Boud’hors and Denyse Vaillancourt [ Cahiers de la Bibliothèque copte 15], Paris : De Boccard, 2006, 217-230.

Haas, Christopher. Alexandria in late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.  

Hamilton, Alastair. The Copts and the West, 1439-1822. The European Discovery of the Egyptian Church. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006

Heinen, Heinz. “Provincial Organization of Egypt,” CE 6, 2022-2024.

--------. “Alexandria in Late Antiquity,” CE 1, 95-103

.Khalil Magdy, Aqbat al-Mahgar (The Copts in the Diaspora), Cairo:Dar al-Khayyal, 1999.

Hanna, Sami A. Medieval and Middle Eastern Studies in Honor of Aziz Suryal Atiya. Leiden: Brill, 1972.

Lapidus, I. M. “The Conversion of Egypt to Islam,” Israel Oriental Studies 2 (1972): 248-62.

Louca, Anwar. “Chiftichi, Yuhanna,” in CE 2, 519 f.

Mayeur-Jaouen, Catherine. “The Coptic Mouleds: Evolution of the Traditional Pilgrims,” in Between Desert and City: The Coptic Orthodox Church Today, ed. van Doorn-Harder, Nelly and Vogt, Kari. The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture. Oslo: Novus forlag, 1997, 212-29.

Megally, Mounir. “Bashmuric Revolts,”in CE 2, 349-51.

Meinardus, Otto. Christians in Egypt. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2006.

Naguib, Sélim. Les Coptes dans l’Ėgypte d’aujourd’hui. Solidarité-Orient : Bruxelles, 1996.

Partrick, Theodore Hall. Traditional Egyptian Christianity: A History of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Greensboro, NC: Fisher Park Press, 1996.

Petry, Carl F. “Copts in the Late Medieval Egypt,” CE 2, 618-635.

--------. ed. The Cambridge History of Egypt. Volume I: Islamic Egypt, 640-1517. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Reid, Donald M. Whose Pharaohs? Archaeology, Museums and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.

Shoucri, Munir. “Cyrill IV,” in CE 3, 377-679.

Tagher, Jacques. Christians in Muslim Egypt: An Historical Study of the Relations between Copts and Muslims from 640 to 1922  [Arbeiten zum spätantiken und koptischen Ägypten, 10] Altenberg: Oros Verlag, 1998.

Watson, John. “Signposts to Biography-Pope Shenouda III,” in Between Desert and City: The Coptic Orthodox Church Today, ed. van Doorn-Harder, Nelly and Vogt, Kari. The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture. Oslo: Novus forlag, 1997, 243-253

Monasticism:
 

Atiya, Aziz S. “Jerome,” CE 4, 1323 f.

Brakke, David. “Research and Publications in Egyptian Monasticism, 2000-2004,” in Huitième congrès international d’études coptes (Paris 2004)I. Bilans et perspectives 2000-2004, ed. Anne Boud’hors and Denyse Vaillancourt [ Cahiers de la Bibliothèque copte 15], Paris : De Boccard, 2006, 111-126.

Behlmer, Heike. “Women and the Holy in Coptic Hagiography,” in Actes du Huitième congrès international d’études coptes, Paris, 28 juin-3 juillet 2004, Vol. 2, ed. Nathalie Bosson and Anne Boud’hors [Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 163], Leuven-Paris- Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2007, 405-416.

Boutros, Ramez. “Une question de méthode pour l’etude des pèlerinages et lieux saints chrétiens en Ėgypte” in Actes du Huitième Congrès International d’Ėtudes Coptes, Paris, 28 juin-3 juillet 2004, Vol. 1, ed. Nathalie Bosson and Anne Boud’hors [Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 163], Leuven-Paris- Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2007, 25-40.

Capuani, Massimo. Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments through Two Millennia. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.

Coquin, René- Georges.  “Patriarchal Residences,” in CE 6, 1912 f.

Coquin René-Georges and Maurice Martin. “Dayr al-Muharraq,” in CE 3, 840 f.

Gabra, Gawdat (with Tim Vivian), Coptic Monasteries. Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture, Cairo-New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.

Godlewski, Wlodzimierz. “Excavating the Ancient Monastery of Naqlun,” in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis, ed. Gawdat Gabra. Cairo-New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2005, 155-171.

Goehring, James E. Ascetics, Society and the Desert: Studies in Early Egyptian Monasticism, Harrisburg, Penna; Trinity Press, 1999.

Grossmann, Peter. "The Pilgrimage Center of Abu Mina," in Pilgrimage and Holy Space in Late Antique Egypt, ed. David Frankfurter. Leiden: Brill, 1998, 281-302.

Guillaumont, Antoine. “Evagrius Ponticus,” in CE 4, 1076 f.

--------. “Kellia: History of the Site,” in CE 5, 1396-8.

--------. “Palladius,” in CE 6, 18

--------. “Monasticism, Egyptian,” in CE 5, 1661-1664

--------. “Nitria,” in CE 6, 1794-1796.

--------.“Antony, Saint,” in CE 1, 149-51.

--------. “Macarius the Egyptian, Saint,” in CE 5, 1491 f.

--------. “Mary the Egyptian, Saint,” in CE 5, 1560 f.

--------.“Syncletica,” CE 7, 2192.

Guiliaumont, Antoine and Kuhn, K. H. “Paul of Thebes, Saint,” in CE 6, 1925 f.

Innemée, Karel. “Recent Discoveries of Wall-Painting in Deir Al-Surian,” in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies1/2, 1998, http://syrcom.cua.edu//Hugoye.

--------. “The Wall Paintings of Deir al-Surian: New discoveries of 1999,” in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 2/2, 1999, http://syrcom.cua.edu//Hugoye.

 --------. “Deir al-Surian (Egypt): conservation work of Autumn 2000,” in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 4/2, 2001, http://syrcom.cua.edu//Hugoye.

 --------. Deir al-Surian (Egypt): New Discoveries of 2001-2002,” in Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 5/2”, 2002, http://syrcom.cua.edu//Hugoye.

--------. “Excavation at the site of Deir el-Baramus 2002-2005,”  Bulletin de la Société d’archéologie copte 44 (2005): 55-68.

Innemée, K.C. and L. van Rompay. “La presence des Syriens dans le Wadi al-Natrun (Egypte),” Parole de l’Orient 23 (1998): 167-202.

Innemée, K.C., L. Van Rompay and E. Sobczynski. Deir al-Surian (Egypt): Its Wall-paintings, Wall-texts and Manuscripts, Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies 2-2, 1999, http://syrcom.cua.edu/hugoye.

Krause, Martin. "Das Mönchtum in Ägpten", in Ägypten in spätantik-christlicher Zeit. Einführung in die koptischeKulture, ed., Martin Krause, Wiesbaden: Reichert Velag, 1998, 149-74.

Lyster, William, ed., The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit at the Monastery of St. Paul, Egypt, in press, Yale University Press: New Haven.

Martin, Maurice. “Monasteries in Cyprus,” in CE 5,1647 f.

Mikhail, Maged and Tim Vivian. “The life of Saint John the Little: An Encomium by

Zacharias of Sakha,” Coptic Church Review 18/1&2 (1997):1-46.

Regnault, Lucien. “Apophthegmata Patrum,” in CE  1, 177 f.

--------.“Amun, Saint,” in CE 1, 119.

--------. “Pambo,” in CE 6, 1877 f.

Papaconstantinou, Arietta. Les culte du saints en Ėgypte des Byzantines aux Abbassides. L’apport des inscriptions et des papyrus grecs et coptes, Paris, 2001

Vielleux, Armand. “Pachomian Monasticism,” in CE 5, 1664-1666.

Watson, John. Abouna Matta El Meskeen: “Contemporary Desert Mystic,” Coptic Church Review 27, no.3& 4 (2006): 66-92.

Russel, Norman. The Lives of the Desert Fathers. The Historia Monarchum in Aegypto. Kalamazoo, Mich, 1980.

Veilleux, Armand. “Pachomius, Saint,” in CE 6, 1859-64.