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The following lines provide a resume of the history of the celebration of the Holy Family celebrated annually in the Upper Egyptian village of Jabal al-Tayr. Moreover, the media shed light on the influence of the financial crisis in Egypt on the celebration.
Salwa Refaat wrote the National Egyptian Heritage Foundation( NEHRA), the Ministries of Culture and Environment and the Antiquities Authority made great efforts to revive the sites on the Holy path. On the same page was an interview with Mr. Mounir Gabbour, Chairman of NEHRA. In: "The Holy Book"...
The author discusses Bishop Yūhannā al- Naqyūsī’s historical account of the seventh century Arabian conquest of Egypt and refutes the claims mentioned either by him or the Abyssinian translator about the brutality of the Arabs when they entered Egypt.
In this article the writer follows Dr. Ibrahim Al-Nawawi, an Egyptian archeologist, on his route along the holy family’s journey to Al-Farma, the last site restored and beautified by the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
Dr. Mohammed Emara, the Islamic thinker, explained that the Islamic opening of Egypt gave its people life and saved them from the Byzantine despotism and persecution, and gave back the Copts their freedom and church, after they had been hunted fugitives. He stressed that without Islam there would...
Egypt is ready for the celebration of the third millennium. The celebration of the Path of the Holy Family is the responsibility of the Ministry of Tourism. The project of developing the archeological area in old Cairo (the archeological complex of religious sites] is found in that framework. The...
An article on the Egyptian town of Tel Basta which is considered the second stopping place of the Holy Family in Egypt after Farma, covering some of its architectural importance, history and some of the incidents that happened when the Holy Family visited it.
An overview of all the sites of the Holy Family with an overview of where currently sites are being restored.
Subtitles: - Saladdin’s army included Muslims and Christians - We build our forces and then look for papers & treaties - We hate the Jews the most because they crucified the Christ Jews are the enemies of the Christ. They are not descendants of Abraham, may God’s peace be upon him. The only...
The repairing and renewing of the Church of the Virgin in Haret Zuweila, which was founded six centuries before the city of Cairo, will cost more than 28 million [Egyptian] pounds. The Holy Family is said to have passed the location of this church in their journey in Egypt.
The Holy Family had a unique journey in which they passed through almost all Egypt. Dr. Mohammed Abdel Maqsud, the general manger of Sinai and East Delta monuments said that the Holy Family has stopped in many places. The most important places were in Sinai. Concerning the preparations for the...
The Abu Serga Church in Old Cairo is plagued with an overflow of unwanted underground water. Fortunately, Abu Serga Church is one of seven Holy Family sites selected for restoration by the newly-formed National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association.
An article describing the route of the Holy Family.
The author points to the importance of Egypt in the Biblical history and that many of God’s great men once took refuge in Egypt. He outlines the Coptic tradition of the route of the Holy Family during their time in Egypt and suggests that the sites that were visited by the Holy Family should be...
A description of al-Farma, one of the places the Holy Family passed on their escape to Egypt.
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