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By Kurt J. Werthmuller

utilizing the existence and writings of Cyril III Ibn Laqlaq, seventy fifth patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, besides numerous Christian and Muslim chroniclers, this research explores the identification and context of the Christian group of Egypt and its kin with the management of the Ayyubid dynasty within the early 13th century. Kurt Werthmuller introduces new scholarship that illuminates the numerous relationships among medieval Christians of Egypt and their Muslim buddies. Demonstrating that the Coptic neighborhood was once neither passive nor static, the writer discusses the lively function performed through the Copts within the formation and evolution in their personal identification in the wider political and societal context of this era. specifically, he examines the limits among Copts and the broader Egyptian society within the Ayyubid interval in 3 “in-between spaces”: patriarchal authority, spiritual conversion, and monasticism.

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