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treasures of Coptic art in the Coptic Museum and churches of Old Cairo

Gawdat Gabra

treasures of Coptic art in the Coptic Museum and churches of Old Cairo

by Gawdat Gabra

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Matḥaf al-Qibṭī (Cairo, Egypt),
  • Art, Coptic -- Egypt -- Cairo,
  • Art museums -- Egypt -- Cairo

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGawdat Gabra, Marianne Eaton-Krauss
    ContributionsEaton-Krauss, Marianne
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17233839M
    ISBN 10977424933X
    ISBN 109789774249334

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    Translation Coptic Textiles. Includes textiles shown in color and black/white photos. A fine hardcover album with text in Russian and English. Published Moscow, Russia - Format & Size Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket - " x 11"; approx Rating: % positive. The Coptic Museum in Cairo Photo Gallery Located beside the remains of the Roman fort of Babylon, the Coptic Museum offers a unique collection of art and artifacts from the history of Coptic Egypt and an exhibit about the history of Christianity in Egypt.

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The contributors are mainly members of the Coptic community who supported the realisation of the website with great enthusiasm: The Bishop from Old Cairo, monks and nuns, fathers of churches and monasteries, professors from the Institute of Coptic Studies, curators and restorers of the Coptic Museum and Copts living abroad.

The Treasures of Coptic Art in the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo Hardcover – Dr. Gawdat Gabra Egypt’s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, with a cultural tradition dating back two millennia, during which time churches have been built and a variety of distinctive art forms have flourished.

The world’s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts is now. Egypt’s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, with a cultural tradition dating back two millennia, during which time churches have been built and a variety of distinctive art forms have flourished.

The world’s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts is now housed in the Coptic Museum, founded in Old Cairo in Author: Gawdat Gabra. The Coptic Church is still the most remarkable monument of primitive Christianity. It is the only living representative of the most venerable nation of all antiquity.

Many Christian churches in Egypt lie buried in the gloom of fortress walls, or encircled and masked by almost impassable deserts.

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Coptic Cairo The Coptic Museum. WORDS OF WELCOME. As part of the rebirth of the Coptic Museum in the 21st century, it is only befitting to have a world-class home on the internet. This multimedia site offers a chance not only for leading scholars to share their expertise on Egypt’s Coptic heritage, but also an opportunity for members of.

Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga).

Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity. Coptic art is the Christian art of the Byzantine-Greco-Roman Egypt and of Coptic Christian art is best known for its wall-paintings, textiles, illuminated manuscripts, and metalwork, much of which survives in monasteries and artwork is often functional, as little distinction was drawn between artistry and craftsmanship, and includes tunics and tombstones as well as.

InMarcus Samika Pasha founded the Coptic Museum on behalf of the Coptic Church to be the first exhibition of Coptic art. He located it in a unique position in old Coptic Cairo, within the walls of the great Fortress of Babylon and surrounded by Cairo's oldest churches.

The place is perfect for the museum and its artifacts. Coptic Cairo: Coptic Cairo is a unique area with Old Cairo that has a concentration of Christian churches and other sites that date from the centuries between the decline of the pharaonic religion and the arrival of Islam when Egypt had a Christian majority.

Coptic Cairo is largely built around the fort of Babylon on upon the remains of its walls.The Coptic Museum Cairo was founded by Marcus Simaika in The museum traces the history of Egypt from its beginnings to the present day.

It was erected on 8, square meter land offered by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, under the guardianship of Pope Cyril V. /5().Discover the historical treasures of the Coptic Christian community on this 3-hour private tour of Coptic Cairo. Travel into this captivating neighborhood, also known as Old Cairo, with your private guide, and visit a medley of early, icon-adorned churches, including the Hanging Church and Abu Serga, where the holy family is said to have found refuge.4/5(65).