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According to a report published by the UK-based Times Magazine, ancient works not read by humans since the Dark Ages have been found at Saint Catherine’s monastery on the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula, using a technique that allows researchers to reconstruct documents long ago scrubbed off parchment....
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khālid al-ˈAnānī hosted a conference at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, Cairo, to announce the discovery of a biblical manuscript from the 6th and 7th centuries AD at St. Catherine’s Monastery. On the sideline of the conference, Egyptian novelist and...
Head of the Department of Islamic and Coptic Monuments at the Ministry of Antiquities, al-Sa`īd Ḥilmī, said that the Ministry deals with the Jewish, Christian and Islamic monuments as national heritage without any distinction on what concerns their restoration and preservation. According to Ḥilmī,...
Al-Azhar al-Sharīf in Asyūṭ celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Asyūṭ Religious Institute, known as Fū'ad I Institute, in the presence of al-Azhar's deputy, Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, on August 9, 2017.
[There is a mistake in the title of the original Arabic article. Should read: "6 Advtantages to..."] Today, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī inaugurated the Museum of Islamic Art, after its renovation and development following the damage it incurred during the bombing of the Cairo Security...
Dr. Mustafa al-Fiqi, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Shihāb al-Dīn Ādam Shah, the charge d’affaires of Malaysia to Egypt, will inaugurate the exhibition “Faith and Power, Women in Islam” on Saturday, June 3, at 9:00p.m. at Bayt al-Sinnārī in Sayyida Zaynab. The exhibition is a joint...
On the 9th of March, The Center for Coptic Studies at the Library of Alexandria will organize the “Annual Day of Coptic Heritage” at the al-Sinārī House in the al-Sayyida Zaynab neighborhood in Cairo, which is affiliated with the Library of Alexandria. The celebration will include an artistic...
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?
“Egypt the Cradle of Religions” is the title of an exhibition, which will be hosted by the Egyptian Museum at al-Taḥrīr on the sixth anniversary of the 25th of January Revolution. Ilhām Ṣalāḥ [Ilham Salah], head of the museum sector, said that the exhibition would last for a month or two. She...
  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.
Siwa [Sīwah] is an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert. The oasis is populated by Berber-speaking Sudanic peoples and it lies approximately 50km east of the Libyan border, and 560km west from Cairo. 
Ten days ago was International Labor Day, so I chose to discover a new place in Cairo: Saint Simon the Tanner’s Monastery.  My main goal was to find the calligraphy street art from a French - Tunisian artist “El Seed” [el-Sīd]. I was following him on social media when he was working on the 50...
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Hilmī Al-Nunem, on Wednesday evening, attended the church's celebration of the Holy Family flight into Egypt in the Church of the Abu Serga and Bachus in Old Cairo.
With the aim of enhancing awareness of the history and culture of Egypt, a seminar with the theme “The Churches Of Egypt”, was approved by Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Mustafa Amīn.
Egypt's minister of antiquities, Dr. Khāled al-`Anānī inaugurated the reopening of Al-Zāher Baibārs Mosque after the rehabilitation works who had started in 2007, but were stopped in 2010 when the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) archaeological committee supervising the work realized that the...
There is no doubt that the relics of any nation are an indicator of the level of civilization and the various cultures that intertwined within it. In Egypt different civilizations amalgamated, which explains why she has been called “Ūmm al-Dūniya”, the Mother Of The World. Here, different...
A report by Al-Misrīyūn stated that the idea of ​​the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) dates back to 1869, when French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi designed a miniature of a statue representing a woman with a torch and presented it to Khedive Ismā‘īl Pasha. The statue was...
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam said that the National Center for Translation, alongside the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is one of the most important cultural institutions in Egypt and in the Arab World, was established 20 years ago. He said that he was “pleased of the presence of a...
Israeli newspapers revealed the discovery of a rare amulet bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from 1479 – 1425 BCE. The amulet was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Project located in Jerusalem.
Sotheby's auction house is organizing its most comprehensive series of exhibitions and sales, which deal with the history of Middle Eastern art through five sales ranging from the contemporary to the ancient. These auctions will complement a series of seminars and lectures by leading scholars from...

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