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What are Egyptian Christians called?
Others define Coptic as “Egyptian” so a Coptic Christian could be called an Egyptian Christian or a Christian in the Middle East or Afro-Asiatic region. Coptic Christians are Christians as far as their beliefs are held. The fact that they are Christians and living in a predominantly Muslim part…
What are Egyptian beliefs?
Egyptian Beliefs. The Egyptians had elaborate beliefs about death and the afterlife. They believed that humans possessed a ka, or life-force, which left the body at the point of death. Each person also had a ba, or spirit. Unlike the ka, the ba remained attached to the body after death.
What is Coptic Egyptian?
Coptic or Coptic Egyptian is the latest stage of the Egyptian language. It is a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century.