Episcopal Networks and Authority in Late Antique Egypt: Bishops of the Theban region at work
Renate Dekker defended her thesis on 7 November 2017.
- Renate Dekker
- 07 November 2017
- Leiden Repository
This PhD-dissertation examines the social networks of the bishops Abraham of Hermonthis (ca. 590-621) and Pesynthius of Koptos (599-632) and the nature of their authority, while they fulfilled their office. They represented a relatively new, anti-Chalcedonian church hierarchy, which became the forerunner of the present-day Coptic Orthodox Church.
- prof. dr. O.E. Kaper
- prof. dr. J. van der Vliet