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Coptic Identity and Ayyubid Politics in Egypt 1218-1250

Coptic Identity and Ayyubid Politics in Egypt 1218-1250 (Hardback)

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Using the life and writings of Cyril III Ibn Laqlaq, 75th patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, along with a variety of Christian and Muslim chroniclers, this study explores the identity and context of the Christian community of Egypt and its relations with the leadership of the Ayyubid dynasty in the early thirteenth century. Kurt Werthmuller introduces new scholarship that illuminates the varied relationships between medieval Christians of Egypt and their Muslim neighbors. Demonstrating that the Coptic community was neither passive nor static, the author discusses the active role played by the Copts in the formation and evolution of their own identity within the wider political and societal context of this period. In particular, he examines the boundaries between Copts and the wider Egyptian society in the Ayyubid period in three "in-between spaces": patriarchal authority, religious conversion, and monasticism.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500Medieval historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryCrusadesHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAfrican history Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press Publication Date: 01/07/2010 ISBN-13: 9789774163456  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Kurt J. Werthmuller is assistant professor of history at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA. He holds a PhD in Middle Eastern history from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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