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Coptic Monasteries: Art and Architecture of Early Christian Egypt

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Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art. Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic heritage.
An informative introduction by Tim Vivian brings to life the early Chr
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Hardcover, 142 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by American University in Cairo Press (first published April 1st 2002)
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Perfect! But, it made me confused about the thought of the writer he said (Arab conquest) and another time said(Arab Occupation) it's so wired.
When he talked about st.Shenute he mentioned the struggle against the adherents of the other beliefs and destroyed their temples and that made the Triumph of the Christianity... This information confirms using the violence to spear the religion.
All the history, you will see the religion of the majority can destroy the other religions' worshipping places.
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