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Rosetta, one of the most famous ancient Egyptian cities, is a port city of the Nile Delta. The discovery of the Rosetta Stone in 1799 during the French Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign marked the beginning of deciphering the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and civilizations. Due to its historical and...
Contrary to the visitors’ expectations that they will have to show their ID or explain the reason of the visit- due to the fact that many visitors are Muslims- the monastery of the Dominican order is a place where everyone is welcomed with a friendly smile. Food, drinks and mobile phones are not...
Cornelis Hulsman was impressed by two articles of Maged Atiya [Mājid ʿAṭiyya], a Coptic Orthodox American who was born and raised in Egypt before migrating to the USA. Maged Atiya writes about the impact of Coptic migrants to the USA on Egypt. They remained politically involved but often with an...
In 1535, the system of Capitulations of the Ottoman Empire began. Henceforth, foreigners in the Empire were subject to their own prosecution in specific courts. This also applied to Egypt. However, the situation of foreign Christians was much better than the situation of Egyptian Christians
The Coptic language is the last development stage of the spoken Egyptian language. Scholars believe that the Coptic language directly derives from the late Egyptian language, which was spoken in the 16th century.
al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ newspaper publishes weekly an edition of Egyptian writer and historian Saʿīd al-Shaḥāt. In his encyclopedia ‘Dhāt Yawm’ (On that Day in History) on major historical events in Egypt and the Middle East region, the Egyptian writer and historian dedicated his column this week to the...
Al-Qāʾid Ibrāhīm Square, also called the Revolution Square, in downtown Alexandria, Egypt, was the starting point of the Egyptian revolution of January 25, 2011, where rebels gathered to start their revolutionary marches. 
The Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) has presented a documentary about the history of censuses in Egypt in celebration of the announcement of the 2017 Egyptian census in the presence of President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī.
In a previous article, I dealt with the responsibility of the school curricula in instilling citizenship, belonging, giving, and patriotism. I emphasized that he who knows Egypt, its history, civilization, and what it has to offer to the world, without harming Egypt or its people and dignity. That...
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
  March 12 is the anniversary of the death of Kāmil Sālih Nakhlah, historian of the Patriarchs and a member of the Coptic History Committee, he is considered one of the most important historians o Coptic history.
 The author highlights moderation and centrism in the Arab and Muslim countries. The author believes that those who preach moderation and centrism do not apply them in reality. He gives a brief account of the two terms in the past centuries, and shows that the use of them has been controversial,...
Councilor Labīb writes on the history of the church in Egypt since its establishment by Saint Mark, throughout the Islamic era until the present day. He also hails Pope Kyrillos IV as the leader of reform in the church. Labīb highlights the Egyptian Muslim rulers’ who have honored the head of the...
Jundī highlights what he believes to be the difficult political reality of Egypt. After providing a historical background, he points out the defects and tries to suggest solutions.
The author calls for the establishment of centers for Coptic studies in Egyptian universities that study all aspect of the Coptic era.
The article is a human-history dialogue. The writer depicts an imaginative and figurative conversation between humans and history as vivid characters who discuss the issue of the state and religion.
The author discusses the current political trends in Egypt, and considers how history has shaped them. Is division in society a new phenomenon, was it pre-existing, and what should be addressed to strengthen society as a whole.
Incidents of Muslim-Christian aggression during the rule of Sulṭān Muḥammad Bin Qalāwūn.

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