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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
The general coordinator for the Path of the Holy Family Project and the general manager of international relations and strategic planning at the government-affiliated Tourism Development Authority in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, ʿĀdil al-Jindī, emphasised the importance to connect the...
Christian officials and religious bodies celebrate these days the Egyptian or Coptic New Year, which begins with the feat of Nayrouz "ʿīd al-Nayrūz" in Arabic. With the rise of the sun of September 11, the year 6253 began according to the Egyptian calendar, which began in 4241 BC, but in terms...
When you think about the queens of Egypt, Cleopatra may be the first to come to your mind due to her famous story with the Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony. However, there’re several other queens that had ruled Egypt for so many years before her, including Nefertari, Isis and Hatshepsut...
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, delivered his weekly sermon at the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. Bishoy in St Mark's Cathedral in ‘Abbāssiyya.
Dr. Rāniyyā al-Mashāṭ, the Minister of Tourism, visited the ‘Queens of Egypt’ an exhibition by National Geographic. This exhibition was organized in cooperation with the Egyptian Museum in Turin, the Montreal Museum of Antiquities and the Egyptian Embassy in Washington. This came as a part of her...
Egyptologist Zāhī Ḥawwās unveiled a 2500-year-old mummy of a priest at an ancient cemetery in Minya, south of Cairo, in a live broadcast on Discovery Channel on Sunday.
Two pastors, a civil servant, a professor and two students on their way to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo – what sounds like the beginning of a joke turned actually out to be a very educational trip through multiple millenniums of ancient Egyptian history. Blazing our trail through masses of people,...
The mosque of Abu al-Ḥaggag [Abū al-Ḥajjāj] dominates the first court at Luxor Temple and aptly demonstrates the continuing adaptation of ancient monuments to modern use. Luxor remained very much intact during the Roman period, when the monument was incorporated within the Roman camp and devoted to...

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