Monastic Estates in transition from Byzantine to Islamic Egypt: Evidence from Aphrodito

Marthot-Santaniello, Isabelle. (2023) Monastic Estates in transition from Byzantine to Islamic Egypt: Evidence from Aphrodito. In: Monastic Economies in Late Antique Egypt and Palestine. pp. 76-98.

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Various types of monasteries appear in the papyrological documentation, from small local shrines only mentioned once to widely influent institutions still active today. Based on the unrivaled evidence from Aphrodito, the best documented village of Late Antiquity, this paper defines in details the role that monasteries played as landowners in the rural economy. It also traces the evolution of their situations over the two centuries around the Islamic conquest, highlighting a multiplicity of scenarios that invites to nuance our views on their economic power.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Altertumswissenschaften > Fachbereich Alte Geschichte > Alte Geschichte (Marthot-Santaniello)
UniBasel Contributors:Marthot-Santaniello, Isabelle
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:978-1-009-27897-3 (hardback)
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