عنوان مقاله [English]
A series of riots took place in Egypt by Christian Copts against the
Umayyad and Abbasid rulers since 107 to 216 A. H. In this paper, the
context, causes and consequences of the riots have been investigated.
It is apparent that gradual changes in the financial and the landholding
systems, which were started in the Abdul Aziz ibn Marwan's reign
continued to be completed in the Hisham ibn Abdul Malik's era.
Increasing tax was pursued by Copts riots in Egypt. The riots were
fruitless for Copts, as the taxes never cut, but it was another way;
converting to Islam and absorbing into Islamic-Arabic Society in