Archiv der Kategorie: Middle East History (English)

The Story of Cairo

The Story of Cairo – Stanley Lane Poole Cairo is in the fullest sense a medieval city. It had no existence before the Middle Ages; its vigorous life as a separate Metropolis almost coincides with the arbitrary millennium of the … Weiterlesen

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Veiled Mysteries of Egypt and the Religion of Islam

Veiled Mysteries of Egypt and the Religion of Islam – Simon Henry Leeder This Western apologist for Islam claims that no writings on Mohammedanism are „more misleading than those of missionaries,“ especially those published in recent years. Their writings are … Weiterlesen

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A Thousand Miles Up The Nile

A Thousand Miles Up The Nile – Amelia Ann Blandford Miss Blandfords’ ‚A Thousand Miles Up the Nile ‚ is one of the classics of the literature of Egypt. Her work as an Egyptologist, and deserved reputation as such, began … Weiterlesen

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New Egypt

New Egypt – Amedee Baillot de Guerville De Guerville, the author of “New Egypt,” is able to break through the hedges that surround the divinely-appointed affairs of many foreign places. In his own words he obtained his intormation about the … Weiterlesen

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A Ride in Egypt

A Ride in Egypt – William John Loftie Mr. Loftie’s very pleasant book relates, strictly speaking, to an excursion from Sioot to Luxor, undertaken by the author and three friends in 1879, but it includes as well some entertaining notes … Weiterlesen

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Modern Sons of the Pharaohs

Modern Sons of the Pharaohs – Simon Henry Leeder This interesting study of the Copts deserves attention. The Copts are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians, though many of them show a strain of Syrian or Jewish blood, and the … Weiterlesen

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The Land of the Pharaohs

The Land of the Pharaohs – Samuel Manning Dr. Manning has written freshly of scenes and places which are much ‚done‘ by tourists; and now and then, when he is a little more beyond the ordinary track, he is really … Weiterlesen

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Letters From Egypt, 1863 – 1865

Letters From Egypt, 1863 – 1865 – Lucie Duff Gordon From travellers whose course of wild adventure and whose manifold and uncommon gifts put a pressure upon the reader in following them, similar to that felt by them in exploring, … Weiterlesen

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Egypt: Historical, Descriptive and Picturesque

Egypt: Historical, Descriptive and Picturesque – Georg Ebers Wherein lies the mysterious attraction which is peculiar to the land of the Pharaohs? Why is it that its name, its history, its natural peculiarities, and its monuments, affect and interest us … Weiterlesen

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Egypt: Ancient Sites and Modern Scenes

Egypt: Ancient Sites and Modern Scenes – Gaston Maspero In this volume Professor Maspero gives us a collection of charming word pictures of Egypt, in which history and archeology are made to blend with scenes of today, and the past … Weiterlesen

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