Selected Bibliography

The Coptic Encyclopedia. Ed. Atiya, Aziz S. New York, NY,: Macmillan, 1991.

Coptic Culture: Past, Present and Future. Ed. Ayad, Mariam. Stevenage, U.K.: Coptic Orthodox Church Centre; Oakville, CT., 2012.

Egypt: From Alexander to the Copts: An Archaelogical and Historical Guide. Ed. Bagnall, Roger S. & Dominic W. Rathbone. London: The British Museum Press, 2004. 

Selected Discourses of Shenoute the Great : Community, Theology, and Social Conflict in Late Antique Egypt. Trans. Ed. Brakke, David & Andrew Crislip. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

From Gnostics to Monastics: Studies in Coptic and Early Christianity in honor of Bentley Layton. Ed. Brakke, David, Stephen J. Davis & Stephen Emmel. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 263. Leuven: Peeters, 2017.

Coptic Society, Literature and Religion from Late Antiquity to Modern Times. Proceedings of the tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th-22th, 2012 and Plenary Reports of the ninth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo, September 15th-19th, 2008. Ed. Buzi, Paola, Alberto Camplani & Federico Contardi. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 247. Leuven: Peeters, 2016.

Elsässer, Sebastian. The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Biblia Sahidica: Ieremias, Lamentationes (Threni), Epistula Ieremiae et Baruch. Ed. Frank Feder. Berlin; New York: W. de Gruyter, 2002.

Gabra, Gawdat. Coptic Monasteries: Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture. Cairo; New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2002.  

Historical Dictionary of the Coptic Church. Ed. Gabra, Gawdat. With contributions by Birger A. Pearson, Mark N. Swanson, & Youhanna Nessim Youssef. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt. Ed. Gabra, Gawdat & Hany N. Takla. Cairo, Egypt; New York, NY: American University in Cairo Press, 2008.

Coptic Civilization: Two Thousand Years of Christianity in Egypt. Ed. Gabra, Gawdat. Cairo; New York: A Saint Mark Foundation Book: The American University in Cairo Press, 2014.

Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt: al-Minya and Asyut. Ed. Gabra, Gawdat & Hany N. Takla. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2015.

Coptology: Past, Present, and Future. Studies in Honour of Rodolphe Kasser. Giversen, S., M. Krause & P. Nagel. Orientalia Lovaniense Analecta 61. Leuven: Peeters, 1994. 

Greek Influence on Egyptian-Coptic: Contact-Induced Change in an Ancient African language. Ed. Grossman, Eitan,  Peter Dils, Tonio Sebastian Richter & Wolfgang Schenkel. Hamburg:Widmaier Verlag, 2017. 

Gruber, Mark. Sacrifice in the Desert : A Study of an Egyptian Minority through the Prism of Coptic Monasticism. Ed. M. Michele Ransil. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2003. 

Hasznos, Andrea. Graeco-Coptic: Greek and Coptic Clause Patterns. Göttinger Orientforschungen. IV. Reihe, Ägypten; 52. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012.

Hedstrom, Darlene L. Brooks. The Monastic Landscape of Late Antique Egypt: an Archaeological Reconstruction. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, : Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Kamil, Jill. Christianity in the Land of the Pharaohs: The Coptic Orthodox Church. London; New York: Routledge, 2002.

Layton, Bentley. Coptic in 20 lessons : Introduction to Sahidic Coptic with Exercises & Vocabularies. Leuven, Belgium; Dudley Mass.: Peeters, 2007.

Layton, Bentley. The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2014.

López, Ariel G. Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2013.

Meinardus, Otto F. A. Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 1999. 

Meinardus, Otto F. A. Coptic Saints and Pilgrimages. Cairo; New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2002. 

McClellan, Michael. Monasticism in Egypt : Images and Words of the Desert Fathers. Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 1998.   

Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun: Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society. Mikhail, Maged S.A.  Mark Moussa. Cairo; New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2009. 

Naiem, Girgis. Egypt’s Identities in Conflict: The Political and Religious Landscape of Copts and Muslims. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2018. 

Schneider, Carolyn M. The Text of a Coptic Monastic Discourse, on Love and Self-Control: its Story from the Fourth Century to the Twenty-First. Collegeville, Minnesota: Cistercian Publications/Liturgical Press, 2017.

Suciu, Alin. The Berlin-Strasbourg Apocryphon : A Coptic Apostolic Memoir. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017.

Younan, Sameh. So, You Want to Learn Coptic? A Guide to Bohairic Grammar. St. Mary, St. Bakhomious and St. Shenouda Coptic Orthodox Church: Kirrawee, N.S.W. Australia,  2005.

Watson, John H. Among the Copts. Brighton England; Portland, Or.: Sussex Academic Press, 2000.

Worrell, W. H. Fayumic Fragments of the Epistles. Cairo: Imprimerie de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale, 1940.

Wiens, Claudia Yvonne. Coptic Life in Egypt. Cairo; New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2003.

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