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The Coptic Encyclopedia Vol. 1 (A) by Aziz S. Atiya

By Aziz S. Atiya

This can be first quantity (of seven) of the definitive scholarly reference paintings on Coptic Orthodox Christianity, and comprises all articles for the letter "A." The countryside coated is present-day Egypt, Nubia (roughly modern day
Sudan), and Ethiopia. matters comprise issues theological, liturgical, ascetical, ecclesiological, historic, biographical, hagiographical, inventive, and architectural.
It is the paintings of a global staff of distinctive students (both Copts and others), headed via Professor Aziz Atiya from the college of Alexandria (Egypt). It was once funded by way of Coptic Pope Shenouda III, the Rockefeller starting place, the nationwide Endowment for the arts, and others. The large-format volumes have solid library bindings, and comprise monochrome illustrations. the canopy is brown with gold lettering and comprises an embossed Coptic go layout.

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