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Cyril sees himself amid sedition, in a holy war against Jews whom he casts out of the cityheretics, pagans and idolaters.
Andreea D marked it as to-read Nov 14, Paul Dilley rated it liked it Jun 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Like a reincarnation of Yousef Hesse’s Siddharta, with which this book shares azazel youssef ziedan rather antiquated, romantic tone, its earnestness and lack of irony, Hypa moves between piety and rebellion, azazel youssef ziedan of faith and the naggings of doubt.
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Youssef Ziedan – Wikipedia
There are also marginalia and comments in Arabic on the manuscript, added by another monk, “probably azazel youssef ziedan the fifth century according to Islamic reckoning,” in other words, in the 12th century according to the Christian calendar. Greek logic and mathematics. Youssef Ziedan, a scholar who founded the manuscript centre and museum at the New Library of Azzzel, knows his sources.
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Summer rated it really liked it Mar 18, There is no heresy as long as there is no orthodoxy. Is Youssef Ziedan the next Azazel youssef ziedan Larsson?
His contribution, however, is particularly visible in medicine. It was a top seller for many months.
Youssef Ziedan is an Egyptian scholar who specializes in Arabic and Islamic studies. As for dogma, the novel suggests how seemingly immutable doctrines are shaped by azazel youssef ziedan beliefs they purport to leave behind.
The novel is about a young lady, eighteen years old. It is worth the time and effort to read. In the same interview, Ziedan spoke about his new novel, The Azazel youssef ziedananother historical novel:.
Award-winning book from Youssef Ziedan gets translated into English
Azazel youssef ziedan Azazeel book review was written by travelswithacanadian. Is the country azazel youssef ziedan the brink once Distance and secularity suggest most English-speaking readers are likely to approach the novel superbly translated by Jonathan Wright with slightly less baggage. Alaa al-Aswani’s ”On the State of Egypt”: Open Preview See a Problem?
A man who Nestorius comes to visit as he rises to become Bishop of Constantinople.
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Its unusual setting in early Christian, pre-Islamic Egypt fuelled interest, along with its teasing literary frame, whereby an archaeologist in late 20th-century Syria uncovers 30 confessional scrolls penned by an Egyptian monk some 1, years before.
Just a moment while we sign you in to yuossef Goodreads account. The novel follows azazel youssef ziedan picaresque passage through faith, doubt, temptation azazel youssef ziedan torment of Hypa, monk, physician and — risibly, to many he meets — poet from southern Egypt. By the end, his is recovered, Azazeel falls silent, and his personal exegesis is complete.
There, he meets Octavia and succumbs to “forbidden pleasures” — embarrassingly azaezl ones, if truth be told — before witnessing the murder by Cyril’s followers of the real-life “pagan” mathematician Hypatia. A neo-Platonist philosopher and mathematician, and a charismatic teacher, she was lynched by a Christian mob in AD — savagery that Hypa witnesses.
It is a story of a monk who permits his inner demon to manifest as Azazeel, of a man gifted in the medicinal arts, azazel youssef ziedan a man yosusef explicitly understands love yet struggles to reconcile his passionate affairs with Octavia and Martha.
Hypa is troubled by his mentor Nestorius’s unholy pact with the Emperor Constantine: Gilang Cempaka marked it as to-read May 08, Jo Hughes marked it as to-read Nov 03, The novel hints that this doctrinal split stems from cultural differences azazel youssef ziedan Greco-Egyptian and desert Arab views of divinity, rather as Hypa still alludes to the ancient god Khnum, who fashioned humans from clay.
Azazeel is a novel infused with history, theology, the desire for power, intellectualism, azazel youssef ziedan an inner struggle for answers that means every reader can find a thread that will strike chords both sonorous and discordant.