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Volume 2 ,issue 2 | Summer and Autumn 2012 | Pages : 131-140

THE HISTORY OF THE SPONSORSHIP AND FINANCIAL OF THE CHRISTIAN MONASTERIES AND CHURCHES IN THE FATIMID ERA IN EGYPT (969-1171 A.D/ 358-567H)

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2012.7469

pages: 131-140

Authors:
Abdel Wadood, A.
Lecture,. Islamic dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Fayoum Univ., Fayoum, Egypt

Abstract:
The Christian Egypt, under the Muslim rulers, enjoyed their entire freedom of religion, because the teachings of Islam states that all people shall coexist in tolerance and satisfaction, this is the first motif which made them life together. So the Muslims rulers care of the second sector of them citizens and give them the enough money to built them churches and monasteries. The purpose of this paper is report the sponsorship and the financial process of building and tracking the significant care in the innovation and construction and defining the methods of the economic financial of Christian Church of the Christian Church through the Fatimid period (969-1171A.D/358-567H), whereas, the Christian buildings relied heavily on the government to finance the reconstruction and the life of the monks themselves inside these buildings.

Keywords:
Christian; Fatimid decrees; Church; Endowment; Fatimid age

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