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Mena of Nikiou The Life of Isaac of Alexandria and the Martyrdom of Saint Marcobius

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ISBN-10: 0879076070

ISBN-13: 9780879076078

Edition: Annotated 

Authors: David N. Bell

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The Egypt of Mena, bishop of Nikiou, was a country under relatively tolerant Muslim administration, with a long history of conquest and reconquest, and a deep antipathy to the Byzantine Empire and Melkite ('imperial') ecclesiastics. Staunchly monophysite, deeply devoted to the patriarchs of Alexandria, and determinedly opposed to the Council of Chalcedon (451) and all that it represented, the Christians of Egypt continued their witness and their worship all but hidden from outside view. These two works by Mena introduce modern readers to the Church of Egypt in the eighth century: its internal and external relations, its customs, and its spirituality.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Publication date: 11/1/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 147
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English