The Copts and the West, 1439-1822 The European Discovery of the Egyptian Church

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  • Copyright: 2015-01-27
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Alastair Hamilton, Arcadian Visiting Research Professor, School of Advanced Study attached to the Warburg Institute, University of London

Educated at Eton and King's College Cambridge. Taught at the University of Urbino from 1977 to 1992, Professor of the History of the Radical Reformation at the University of Amsterdam from1987 to 2001, and Dr. C. Louise Thijssen-Schoute Professor of the History of Ideas at Leiden University from 1985 to 2005. Now Arcadian Visiting Research Professor at the School of Advanced Study, London University, attached to the Warburg Institute and General Editor of the Arcadian Series (London/Oxford). Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Table of Contents

Part One - The Copts in Egypt
1. An Ancient Church
2. Muslim Domination
Part Two - The Missions
3. The Council of Florence
4. The First Jesuit Mission
5. New Approaches
6. Towards a Coptic Catholic Church
Part Three - Knowledge of the Copts
7. The First Stages
8. Confessional Clashes I
9. Confessional Clashes II
10. Jansenists and Jesuits
11. Protestants and the Enlightenment
Part Four - The Coptic Language
12. Athanasius Kircher and His Shadow
13. Grammars, Dictionaries, and Dialects
14. Manuscript Collecting
15. Biblical Studies
General Index

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