Menassa Youhanna
Father Menassa Youhanna (1899–1930) was a Coptic priest, historian and theologian, most noted for his work on the history of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
He was born in August, 1899 in Mallawi in U...
Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti
Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (1753–1825) (Arabic: عبد الرحمن الجبرتي‎), full name: Abd al-Rahman bin Hasan bin Burhan al-Din al-Jabarti (Arabic: عبد الرحمن بن حسن بن برهان الدين الجبرت...
Muhammad ibn Iyas
Muhammad ibn Iyas (b. June 1448; d. after November 1522), is one of the most important Egyptian historians. He was an eyewitness to the historical event of the Ottoman invasion of Egypt. He was one of...
Al-Balawī
al-Balawī was an Egyptian historian of the 10th century (4th century AH).
Raouf Abbas
Raouf Abbas (24 August 1939 – 26 June 2008) was a leading Egyptian historian and a professor of modern history at Cairo University and president of the Egyptian Society of Historical Studies.
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John the Deacon (Egyptian chronicler)
John the Deacon was a Monophysite Egyptian chronicler whose Life of the Patriarch Michael, finished c.768–70, is the most important source for the Christian Nubia in the first half of the eighth centu...
Yasser Thabet
Yasser Talaat Hafez Thabet (Arabic: ياسر ثابت‎) is an acclaimed Egyptian journalist and liberal writer.
Born on 7 May 1964 in Cologne, Germany, Thabet gained a BA in Journalism from the ...
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Ibn Taghribirdi
Jamal al-Din Yusuf bin al-Amir Sayf al-Din Taghribirdi (جمال الدين يوسف بن الأمير سيف الدين تغري بردي) or Ibn Taghribirdi (1410-1470 AD/813-874 Hijri) was an Egyptian historian born into the Turkish M...
Rifa'a el-Tahtawi
Rifa'a al-Tahtawi (also spelt Tahtawy; Arabic: رفاعة رافع الطهطاوي‎ / ALA-LC: Rifā‘ah Rāf‘i al-Ṭahṭāwī; 1801–1873) was an Egyptian writer, teacher, translator, Egyptologist and renaiss...
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George Antonius
George Habib Antonius, CBE (hon.) (Arabic: جورج حبيب أنطونيوس‎; October 19, 1891 – May 21, 1942) was a Lebanese-Egyptian author and diplomat, settled in Jerusalem, one of the first historian...
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Zakariyya al-Ansari
Zakariyyā al-Ansārī was a leading Islamic scholar of the 15th century. He was born in or around 1420 CE, in Sunaika, located in the Egyptian province of Sharqiyya. During his adolescence, al- Ansārī m...
Demetrius the Chronographer
Demetrius the Chronographer (or Demetrius the Chronicler; Greek: Δημήτριος) was a Jewish chronicler (historian) of the late 3rd century BCE, who lived probably in Alexandria and wrote in Greek.
Hi...
Ibn al-Furat
Nāṣir al-Dīn Muḥammad b. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm b. ʿAlī al-Miṣrī al-Ḥanafī (1334–1405), better known as Ibn al-Furāt, was an Egyptian historian, best known for his universal history, Taʾrīkh al-duwal wa ’l-mul...
John of Nikiû
John of Nikiû was an Egyptian Coptic bishop of Nikiû (Pashati) in the Nile Delta and general administrator of the monasteries of Upper Egypt in 696. He is the author of a Chronicle extending from Adam...
Ibn 'Abd al-Hakam
Abu'l Qāsim ʿAbd ar-Raḥman bin ʿAbdullah bin ʿAbd al-Ḥakam bin Aʿyan al-Qurashī al-Mașrī (Arabic: أبو القاسم عبد الرحمن بن عبد الله بن عبد الحكم بن اعين القرشي المصري‎), generally known simp...
Manetho
Manetho (/ˈmænɨθoʊ/; Greek: Μανέθων, Manethōn, or Μανέθως, Manethōs) was an Egyptian historian and priest from Sebennytos (ancient Egyptian: Tjebnutjer) who lived during the Ptolemaic era, approximate...
Muhammad al-Munawi
`Abd al-Ra`uf Muhammad al-Munawi (also al-Manawi; b. AH 952 / AD 1545; d. AH 1031 / AD 1621) was an Ottoman period Islamic scholar of Cairo, known for his works on the early history of Islam and the h...
Iris Habib Elmasry
Iris Habib Elmasry (إيريس حبيب المصري) was a prominent Coptic Historian (1910–1994).
Iris Habib Elmasry was born into a Coptic family 1910, Her family name Elmasry in Arabic language means The Egy...
Al-Mufaddal ibn Abi al-Fada'il
Al-Mufaddal ibn Abi al-Fada'il (Arabic: المفضل بن ابي الفضائل‎) was a 14th-century Egyptian historian. He was a Coptic Christian. Al-Mufaddal wrote a book about the history of the Bahriyya M...
George Elmacin
George Elmacin (or Girgis Al-Makin) (1205–1273), also known as Ibn al-'Amid, was an Arabic Christian historian.
The details of his life come from passages at the end of his own history. He was bo...
Abd al-Rahman al-Rafai
Abd al-Rahman al-Rafai (February 8, 1889 – December 3, 1966) (عبد الرحمن الرافعي) was an Egyptian historian. He dedicated his life to the study of the roles of the national movement in the histo...
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Ahmad Amin
Ahmad Amin (1886–1954) was an Egyptian historian and writer. He wrote a series of books on the history of the Islamic civilization (1928–1953), a famous autobiography (My Life, 1950), as well as an im...
Mostafa El-Abbadi
Mostafa El-Abbadi (born 1928, Cairo) is a prominent historian of Greco-Roman Egypt and an Egyptian public intellectual. Presently Emeritus Professor in Classics at the Alexandria University, he is cre...
Gawdat Gabra
Dr. Gawdat Gabra (born 1947) (Arabic: جودت جبرا‎) is a Coptologist; he finished his bachelor degree in Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo University 1967 and PhD in Coptic Antiquities University ...
Fathi Osman
Mohamed Fathi Osman (March 17, 1928 – September 11, 2010) was an Egyptian author and scholar who advocated on behalf of cooperation between Islam and other religions and whose writings include a...
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Taha Hussein
Taha Hussein (November 15, 1889 – October 28, 1973), ([ˈtˤɑːhɑ ħ(e)ˈseːn]) was one of the most influential 20th century Egyptian writers and intellectuals, and a figurehead for the The Egyptian Renai...
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