Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516–1831 by Constantin Panchenko,Samuel Noble,Brittany Pheiffer Noble PDF

By Constantin Panchenko,Samuel Noble,Brittany Pheiffer Noble

Following the so known as "Arab Spring" the world's consciousness has been interested in the presence of vital minority non secular teams in the predominantly Islamic heart East. of those minorities Christians are through a long way the biggest, comprising over 10% of the inhabitants in Syria and up to forty% in Lebanon.The biggest unmarried crew of Christians are the Arabic-speaking Orthodox. the writer attracts on archaeological proof and formerly unpublished basic assets exposed in Russian data and heart jap monastic libraries to provide a bright and compelling account of this important yet little-known non secular and political tradition, situating it inside a posh community of family achieving in the course of the Mediterranean, the Caucasus and jap Europe.

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