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Preface 17 List of illustrations 9 1 Roger S. Bagnall, Columbia University, Introduction 19 Part I: The Culture of Byzantine Egypt 55 2 Alan Cameron, Columbia University, Poets and Pagans in Byzantine Egypt 56 3 Raffaella Cribiore, Columbia University, Higher Education in Early Byzantine Egypt: Rhetoric, Latin, and the Law 112 4 Leslie S. B. MacCoull, Arizona State University, Philosophy in its Social Context 159 5 Stephen Emmel, Universit¿at M¿unster, Coptic Literature in the Byzantine and Early Islamic World 199 6 Peter Grossmann, Deutsches Arch¿alogisches Institut-Kairo, Early Christian architecture in Egypt and its relationship to the architecture of the Byzantine world 248 7 Thelma Thomas, University of Michigan, Coptic and Byzantine Textiles Found in Egypt: Corpora, Collections, and Scholarly Perspectives 292 8 Fran¸coise Dunand, Universit´e Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, Between tradition and innovation: Egyptian funerary practices in Late Antiquity 339 Part II: Government, Environments, Society and Economy 375 9 Zsolt Kiss, Polish Academy of Sciences, Alexandria in the Fourth-Seventh Century 376 10 Peter van Minnen, University of Cincinnati, The Other Cities in Later Roman Egypt 407 11 James Keenan, Loyola University Chicago, Byzantine Egyptian Villages 449 12 Bernhard Palme, University of Vienna, The Imperial Presence: Government and Army 491 13 Jo¿elle Beaucamp, CNRS/Universit´e d'Aix-en-Provence, Byzantine Egypt and Imperial Law 556 14 Todd Hickey, University of California at Berkeley, Aristocratic Landholding and the Economy of Byzantine Egypt 594 15 Terry Wilfong, University of Michigan, Gender and Society in Byzantine Egypt 641 Part III: Christianity: The Church and Monasticism 685 16 Ewa Wipszycka, University of Warsaw, The Institutional Church 686 17 Arietta Papaconstantinou, Universit´e de Paris I, The cult of saints: A haven of continuity in a changing world? 726 18 Darlene Brooks Hedstrom, Wittenberg University, Divine Architects: Designing the Monastic Dwelling Place 766 19 James Goehring, Mary Washington College, Monasticism in Byzantine Egypt: Continuity and Memory 806 20 Elizabeth Bolman, Temple University, Depicting the Kingdom of Heaven: Paintings and Monastic Practice in Late Antique Egypt 849 Part IV: Epilogue 889 21 Petra Sijpesteijn, Christ Church, Oxford, The Arab Conquest of Egypt and the Beginning of Muslim Rule 890
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D.
Egypt -- Civilization -- 638-1798.