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The Coptic Martyrdom of John of Phanij�oit [electronic resource] : assimilation and conversion to Islam in thirteenth-century Egypt / by Jason R. Zaborowski.

Contributor(s): Zaborowski, Jason R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of Christian-Muslim relations: v. 3.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 221 p.).ISBN: 9789047406396 (electronic bk.); 9047406397 (electronic bk.); 1433705613; 9781433705618.Uniform titles: Martyrdom of John of Phanij�oit. English & Coptic. Subject(s): John, of Phanij�oit, -approximately 1211 | Copts -- Biography | Christian martyrs -- Egypt -- Biography | Christian converts from Islam -- Egypt -- Biography | Muslim converts from Christianity -- Egypt -- Biography | Electronic books | Jean, de Phanidj*oit, m. ca. 1211 | Coptes -- Biographies | Martyrs chr�etiens -- �Egypte -- Biographies | Musulmans convertis au christianisme -- �Egypte -- Biographies | Chr�etiens convertis �a l'islam -- �Egypte -- Biographies | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Religious | RELIGION -- History | Kopten | Islam | Bekering | Johannes (Phanidjoitanus) | Rom -- Vatikanische Bibliothek -- Martyrium Sancti Iohannis Phanidjoitani -- Handschrift -- Cod. Copt. 69 | Konversion (Religion) | Koptische Kirche | Martyrium | Geschichte 1200-1210Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Biographie. | Quelle.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Coptic Martyrdom of John of Phanij�oit.DDC classification: 272 Other classification: 11.07 | BO 3260 | NM 3000 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-198) and indexes.

English and Coptic, translated from Arabic.

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.).

"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.

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