Download e-book for iPad: Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516–1831 by Constantin Panchenko,Samuel Noble,Brittany Pheiffer Noble

By Constantin Panchenko,Samuel Noble,Brittany Pheiffer Noble

Following the so known as "Arab Spring" the world's realization has been attracted to the presence of important minority spiritual teams in the predominantly Islamic heart East. of those minorities Christians are through a ways the biggest, comprising over 10% of the inhabitants in Syria and up to forty% in Lebanon.The greatest unmarried staff of Christians are the Arabic-speaking Orthodox. the writer attracts on archaeological facts and formerly unpublished fundamental assets exposed in Russian records and heart japanese monastic libraries to provide a shiny and compelling account of this important yet little-known religious and political tradition, situating it inside of a fancy community of kinfolk achieving through the Mediterranean, the Caucasus and jap Europe.

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