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Icons represent visual messages or lessons and are easy for even the illiterate to understand. The article mentions some of the most important icons.
The History and Antiques Committee of the Supreme Council for Culture organizes on April 19 a seminar with the theme "The National Role of the Egyptian Coptic Church throughout the Ages." Artist Farouq Hosni (Minister of Culture), Dr. Gaber ’Asfour (Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for...
Three weeks ago, the Egyptian government was surprised by a request from the Israeli government to build a new Jewish synagogue in Cairo.
The icon is one of the most important features of the Coptic heritage. It is considered as a kind of a drawing message so that the illiterate person can easily understand it. It is a simple art, but it expresses individuality and independence.
In the sixth century AD, Sadmant al-Gabal was predominantly Christian, with 1,300 monks making up the Fayoum diocese. Beyond the fertile land, towards the desert, lies the Monastery of St. George, damaged, rebuilt, destroyed, restored and expanded over the ages. The newly restored monastery...
The opening of the renovated mosque and madrassa (school) of Abdel-Ghani El-Fakhri and Youssef Agha El-Hin Mosque is a milestone the efforts to preserve and protect the Islamic heritage.
Dr. Fouad Bahgat says that after Noah cut down the trees, he left them to dry for about 40 years. This long period prevented the ship from decaying.
A Jewish synagogue which was built in 1887 was placed on the list of archeological landmarks.
Egypt’s oldest mosque suffers from faulty restoration in the past and rising ground water and urgently needs restoration.
This holy tree that we are talking about is present at the Monastery of Saint Catherine, South Sinai, and under the Mountain of Moses. Its importance is due to its religious significance in the Holy Qur’an.
The author discusses the letters the prophet has sent to the rulers of Bahrain, Ethiopia, Persia and Egypt.
An article on: - The opening of the church of the prophet Moses for visiting tourists. 3750 steps lead to the place where Moses talked to God, - A protocol for twining with the Greek town of St. Catherine, - Renovation of tourist hotels and villages, completion of the building of a new hospital...
All Egyptians enjoyed freedom, equality and justice under the rule of the Muslims. The whole Egyptian people, Muslim and Christian, became an inseparable part of the Islamic civilization and culture.
"The fire which gutted al-Musaferkhana can happen everyday in different places" said Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni." Anyone who pushes the blame on the Ministry of Culture need only go to the site." The Minister said.
President Mubarak visited Fatimid Cairo and urged to speed up restoration work. The area contains both Muslim and Coptic monuments.
It has been a century since his birth, and he has devoted the better part of these 100 years to a scrupulous, monumental task; the publication, for the first time in history, of the musical notation, accompanied by verbal transcription, of the Liturgy of St Basil.
Following his tour in Fatimid Cairo, President Hosni Mubarak demanded the revival of route of the Holy Family. The Ministry of Tourism has issued a book titled ’ The Holy Family in Egypt’. The book has been translated into many languages including French, English, German, Spanish, Greek, Russian...
A detailed description of the route of the Holy Family from place to place.
Around 2000 years ago the Holy Family fled to seek refuge in Egypt fearing persecution from the Roman Emperor. The Virgin Mary, baby Jesus and Joseph fled from Palestine, trekked through the Sinai desert until they reached the Nile Delta.
The year 2000 celebrations will witness a project of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism to draw the map of the Holy Journey into Egypt.


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