Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516–1831 - download pdf or read online

By Constantin Panchenko,Samuel Noble,Brittany Pheiffer Noble

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 the writer attracts on archaeological facts and formerly unpublished basic assets exposed in Russian documents and center japanese monastic libraries to provide a shiny and compelling account of this important yet little-known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

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