A close-up showing one of the mummy filled coffins. The colors are remarkably well preserved despite the passage of over 2,000 years of time.(Image: © Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.
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Doors of The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt
The students at Wheaton College were surprised: Wait, Saint Augustine was African? Current Issue May 2019.
Shown the international award-winning Augustine: Son of Her Tears for a freshman seminar that reads his Confessions, they witnessed history brought to life beyond the text, said Sarah Miglio, dean of curriculum.
So did the Muslim actors who depicted the story of the Christian theologian. The cast and creators now want to remind the world—and especially their own people in North Africa—that the church father properly belongs to their heritage.
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“El-Daif” (The Guest), written by Ibrahim Eissa and directed by Khalid El-Bagoury, has become a box-office hit in Egypt (iProduction Company) Islamic scholars say that ‘El-Daif’ is distorting key Islamic teachings – but its director disagrees 15 Feb 2019 | MEE Staff, Cairo | Middle East Eye In a highly…
History repeating itself over and over, Iraq and its Capital City Baghdad know how the first to pay is as always those that the mob instinctively understand as being the seat of power. Knowledge that is; so destroying the libraries was like getting rid of the symbols of the civilisation. However, unlike their predecessors, the […]
English has achieved prime status by becoming the most widely spoken language in the world – if one disregards proficiency – ahead of Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. English is spoken in 101 countries, while Arabic is spoken in 60, French in 51, Chinese in 33, and Spanish in 31. From one small island, English has […]