Episode 43. The Persian Conquest.

This episode explores the dynamic between a conquering Persian army, and a native Christian population in the Middle East, few years before the Arab conquest.

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Sources:

  1. From Byzantine to Islamic Egypt: Religion, Identity and Politics After the Arab Conquest. Maged Mikhail.
  2. The Rise of the Monophysite Movement. W.H.C Frend
  3. The Early Coptic Papacy. Steven J. Davis
  4. The Story of the Church of Egypt. E.L. Butcher
  5. The History of the Patriarchs. in English, translation of 13th century “Vulgate” version by B. Evetts . Available at: http://www.tertullian.org/fathers/severus_hermopolis_hist_alex_patr_01_part1.htm#FIRST_PREFACE
  6. The Coptic Encyclopedia. Edited by Aziz A. Atiya. Available at: http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/cce
  7. The Chronicles of John, Bishop of Nikiu. John of Nikiu. Translated by R. H. Charles. Available at: http://www.tertullian.org/fathers/nikiu1_intro.htm
  8. Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests. W.E Kaegi
  9. The Arab Conquest of Egypt. A.J. Butler.
 Music credit: Lullaby of Democracy. Doctor Turtle

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