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Uniform Title Martyrdom of John of Phanijōit. English & Coptic
Title The Coptic Martyrdom of John of Phanijōit : assimilation and conversion to Islam in thirteenth-century Egypt / by Jason R. Zaborowski
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 221 pages)
Series The history of Christian-Muslim relations, 1570-7350 ; v. 3
History of Christian-Muslim relations ; v. 3
Contents Ch. 1. Ideological inversionin the re-conversion of an apostate Christian 'deceived by lust of a saracen woman' -- Ch. 2. Edition and translation of vaticanus copticus 96 -- Ch. 3. Three comments onthe coptic language of the martyrdomof John of Phanijoit -- Ch. 4. Assimilation and restoration: the Coptic community of John of Phanijoit from the accession of Salah al-Din to the writing of the martyrdom, 1169-1211 (565-607 A.H.)
Summary "This study applies sociological and philological analysis to the extraordinary thirteenth-century Coptic Martyrdom of John of Phanijoit. Zaborowski's research explains the identity-shaping function behind this text's portrayal of an Egyptian Christian's conversion to Islam and subsequent struggle to publicly reconvert to Christianity." "The heart of this book is its edition and facing English translation of the only extant manuscript of the martyrdom. This book makes John of Phanijoit accessible to all scholars interested in the sociology of conversion, offering new evidence for understanding Christian-Muslim relations in Medieval Egypt."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-198) and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
English and Coptic, translated from Arabic
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Subject John, of Phanijōit, -approximately 1211.
Christian converts from Islam -- Egypt -- Biography.
Christian martyrs -- Egypt -- Biography.
Copts -- Biography.
Muslim converts from Christianity -- Egypt -- Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Zaborowski, Jason R.
LC no. 2004058525
ISBN 1280867191
9047406397 (electronic bk.)
9789047406396 (electronic bk.)