Podcast Episodes

Episode 0 - Introduction

Hello and welcome to the Hx of the Copts Podcast. Episode 0 - Introduction. In this Episode, we explore who are the Copts and the overall layout of the Podcast. Music credit to Doctor Turtle. Lullaby to Democracy

Fri, 02 Mar 2018

Episode 1 - Not quite the beginning

In this episode we would look where should start our Coptic history and what constitutes the beginning with a brief overview on the annexation of Egypt by the Roman and the identity of the inhabitants of Egypt --

Sat, 03 Mar 2018

Episode 2- Conquest 101

In this Episode, we see how did the Romans govern Egypt and the first rebellion of the Egyptians against Roman rule, as well as the effects of their legal reforms on the social standing of the Egyptians. Music Credit to Doctor Turtle. Lullaby of Democracy ---

Sat, 10 Mar 2018

Episode 3 - The seed

In this episode we will explore the first martyrs of Alexandria, and the account of the founding of the Coptic Church by St. Mark from both Coptic and non-Coptic sources. --

Sun, 18 Mar 2018

Episode 4 - 10 Popes

In this episode, we will look into the spread of Christianity in Egypt during the first century with the Jewish revolt of 117 AD and the rise of Gnostics as a backdrop --

Sun, 25 Mar 2018

Episode 5- The bucolic war

In this episode, we will look into the events of the best documented Egyptian rebellion against Roman rule, known as the bucolic rebellion, and birth of the theological school of Alexandria --

Sun, 08 Apr 2018

Episode 6- Origen and Demetrius

In this Episode we will explore the relationship and the controversies between Pope Demetrius and Origen as well as how the Coptic church began to represent the Egyptians --

Sun, 15 Apr 2018

Episode 7 - The Martyr Church

In this Episode we will explore the beginning of the Martyr Church Discourse in the setting of the anarchy of the third century and the first government sponsored persecution under Decius. Pope Dionysius life and actions are highlighted. --

Sun, 22 Apr 2018

Episode 8 - The beginning

This episode will explore the situation of the Copts during the anarchy of third century and the beginning of the reign of Diocletian and the Era of Martyrs. ---

Sun, 29 Apr 2018

Episode 9 - The Last Martyr

In this episode Diocletian will begin the Great Persecution and The Coptic Patriarch, Peter I will be remembered as the last martyr. I will briefly go over the religious identity of Egypt as well. ---

Sun, 06 May 2018

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