Table of contents for Egypt in the Byzantine world, 300-700 / edited by Roger S. Bagnall.

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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.