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Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies (Volume 1)


Journal of Coptic Studies


Edited by Ramez Boutros
The Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies is the publication of the research papers presented in the Annual Symposium of the Society at the University of Toronto. The papers cover different aspects of Coptic Studies.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-000-1
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jan 1,2010
Interior Color: Black with Color Inserts
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 132
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-000-1
$61.00
$36.60

The first issue of the Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies contains the papers presented in the First Annual Symposium of Coptic Studies held on 29 March 2008 at the University of Toronto. The attendance to this first symposium was a witness to the need and importance of such an initiative in this city. The purpose behind this venture was to bring together individuals interested in Coptic Studies and to create awareness among academics about the richness of Coptic heritage. Hence the name given to this first meeting “Coptic Heritage Ancient and Modern” expressed the wide range of topics presented at the Symposium: papers about Late Antique Egypt to contemporary studies about the Coptic community. This Journal, lays down a foundation of academic work for Coptologists in Canada and offers a window of opportunity to future young scholars interested in this field of studies.

The first issue of the Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies contains the papers presented in the First Annual Symposium of Coptic Studies held on 29 March 2008 at the University of Toronto. The attendance to this first symposium was a witness to the need and importance of such an initiative in this city. The purpose behind this venture was to bring together individuals interested in Coptic Studies and to create awareness among academics about the richness of Coptic heritage. Hence the name given to this first meeting “Coptic Heritage Ancient and Modern” expressed the wide range of topics presented at the Symposium: papers about Late Antique Egypt to contemporary studies about the Coptic community. This Journal, lays down a foundation of academic work for Coptologists in Canada and offers a window of opportunity to future young scholars interested in this field of studies.

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Contributor Biography

Ramez Boutros

Ramez Boutros is teaching Coptic Studies at the University of Toronto, in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, and a Research Fellow at the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies. He holds a D.E.A. diploma and a Ph.D. in “Sciences de l’Antiquité” from the University of Marc Bloch in Strasbourg, France. Between 1990 and 2005 he worked as Architect and Researcher for the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology in Cairo.