Persecution in the Coptic History
 

 

The following is a brief summary of the sermon of the
departed Anba Youanis about the History of the Coptic
Church. This is an abridged version of the translation by
Ashraf published in Copts.com.
Anba Youanis lecture is included here to high light the 
leading role of the clergy in preserving our history. 
This articles also contain excerpts from lectures given by
Sout El Haq and published in (Ref), his collation of the 
massive amount of information is acknowledged and 
appreciated.

The coptic history was divided into four main Eras,
Peaceful Era (P), 
Relatively Peaceful Era (R), 
Persecution and Discrimination Era(PR), 
Severe Persecution and Discrimination Era(SPR)


 * THE PRECHRISTIAN ERA
 * THE EARLY CHRISTIAN ERA
 * THE CHRISTIAN ERA
 * THE MONASTIC ERA
 * HERESIES IN THE EARLY CHURCH
 * THE ECUMENICAL COUNCILS
 * DIVISIONS IN THE EARLY CHURCH
 * THE PRE-ARAB INVASION OF EGYPT
 * THE ARAB INVASION OF EGYPT
 * THE UMAYYAD DYNASTY
 * THE ABBASID DYNASTY
 * THE TULUNID DYNASTY
 * THE IKHSHIDID DYNASTY
 * THE FATIMID DYNASTY
 * THE AYOUBID DYNASTY
 * THE MAMLUKS DYNASTY
 * THE OTTOMAN DYNASTY
 * THE FRENCH EXPEDITION
 * MOHAMMED ALI
 * KHEDIVE ABBAS
 * KHEDIVE SAIED
 * KHEDIVE ISMAIL
 * KHEDIVE TAWFIK - THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION
 * THE ARRIVAL OF FOREIGN MISSIONARIES TO EGYPT
 * PRESIDENT NASSER
 * PRESIDENT SADAT
 * PRESIDENT MUBARAK
 CONCLUSIONS