History of the Copts
The Copts are the native Christians of Egypt (Coptic: ⲟⲩⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛ̀Ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲓ̀ⲁⲛⲟⲥ ou.Remenkīmi en.Ekhristianos ; Arabic: اقباط‎, [ɑʔˈbɑːtˤ]) and the largest Christian denomination in the coun...
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The Origins Of The Ancient Coptic Church Of Egypt
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD. According to Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea, as well as Coptic traditions, Saint Mark the evangelist,...
Name of Egypt
Egypt (/ˈiːdʒɪpt/; Arabic: مِصر‎ Miṣr, Egyptian Arabic: مَصر Maṣr) is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and south...
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History of Christianity in Egypt
Christianity is a minority religion in Egypt. Egyptian Christians, nearly all Copts (adherents of the Coptic Orthodox Church or other Coptic churches), most likely account for about 10% though source...
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Islamization of Egypt
The Islamization of Egypt occurred as a result of the Islamic conquest of Egypt by the Arabs led by Amr ibn al-Aas the military governor of Palestine. The indigenous Coptic population of Egypt underwe...
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Christianity in Sudan
Christianity has a long history in what is now Sudan.Ancient Nubia was reached by Coptic Christianity by the 2nd century.The Coptic Church was later influenced by Byzantine Christianity. From the 7th ...
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Persecution of Copts
Copts (Coptic: ⲟⲩⲣⲉⲙ'ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ 'ⲛ'Ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲓ'ⲁⲛⲟⲥ ou.Remenkīmi en.Ekhristianos, literally: Egyptian Christian) are native Egyptian Christians, usually Orthodox, who currently make up around 10 to 20% of the ...
Religion in Egypt
Religion in Egypt controls many aspects of social life and is endorsed by law. The 2006 census counting method included religion, so the number of adherents of the different religions are usually rou...
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Egyptian language
Egyptian is the oldest known language of Egypt and a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. The earliest known complete sentence in the Egyptian language has been dated to about 2690 BC, making i...
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Coptic calendar
The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church and still used in Egypt. This calendar is based on the ancient Egyptian calendar. To avoid the calendar...
Computus
Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of Easter. Because the date is based on a calendar-dependent equinox rather than the astronomical one, there a...
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Easter controversy
The controversy over the correct date for Easter began in Early Christianity; reforming the date remains a topic of debate today.
Some see this first phase as mainly concerned with whether Christi...
Culture of Egypt
The culture of Egypt has thousands of years of recorded history. Ancient Egypt was among the earliest civilizations. For millennia, Egypt maintained a strikingly complex and stable culture that influe...
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Nag Hammadi massacre
The Nag Hammadi massacre was a massacre of Coptic Christians carried out on the eve of 7 January 2010, in the Egyptian city of Nag Hammadi. The massacre occurred at the hands of Muslim gunmen in front...
Languages of Egypt
There are a number of languages spoken in Egypt, but Egyptian Arabic is by far the most widely spoken in the country. Arabic was adopted by the Egyptians after the Arab invasion of Egypt.
The off...
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History of Egypt
The history of Egypt has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much o...
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Second Turko-Egyptian War
The Second Egyptian–Ottoman War or Second Turko–Egyptian War lasted from 1839 until 1841 and was fought mainly in Syria, whence it is sometimes referred as the (Second) Syrian War.In 1839, the Ottoman...
History of Ptolemaic Egypt
The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ˌtɒləˈmeɪ.ɪk/; Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ Basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in Egypt. It was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty which started with Ptolemy I...
History of Ptolemaic Egypt - Wikipedia
French Campaign in Egypt and Syria
The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish ...
French Campaign in Egypt and Syria - Wikipedia
History of modern Egypt
According to most scholars the history of modern Egypt spans since the emergence of Muhammad Ali's rule in early 19th century and his launching of Egypt's modernization project that involved building ...
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Kingdom of Egypt
The Kingdom of Egypt (Arabic: المملكة المصرية‎; Egyptian Arabic: المملكه المصريه al-Mamlakah al-Miṣrīyah, "the Egyptian Kingdom") was the independent Egyptian state established ...
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First Turko-Egyptian War
The First Egyptian-Ottoman War, First Turco-Egyptian War or First Syrian War (1831–1833) was brought about by Muhammad Ali Pasha's demand to the Ottoman Empire for control of Arab Greater Syria, as re...
Governorates of Egypt
Egypt is divided for administrative purposes into 27 governorates (محافظة muḥāfaẓah  [moˈħɑfzˤɑ]; genitive case: muḥāfaẓat  [moˈħɑfzˤet]; plural محافظات muḥāfaẓāt  [moħɑfˈzˤɑːt]). Egypt...
Muhammad Ali's seizure of power
The process of Muhammad Ali's seizure of power in Egypt was a long three-way civil war between the Ottoman Turks, Egyptian Mamluks who had ruled Egypt for centuries, and Albanian mercenaries in the se...
Muhammad Ali's seizure of power - Wikipedia
Economy of Egypt
The economy of Egypt was a highly centralized planned economy focused on import substitution under President Gamal Abdel Nasser. In the 1990s, a series of International Monetary Fund arrangements, cou...
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Music of Egypt
Music has been an integral part of Egyptian culture since antiquity. The Bible documents the instruments played by the ancient Hebrews, all of which are correlated in Egyptian archaeology. Egyptian mu...
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Egyptians
Egyptians (Egyptian Arabic: مَصريين  [mɑsˤɾɪjˈjiːn]; Arabic: مِصريّون‎ Miṣriyyūn) are an ethnic group and the citizens of Egypt sharing a common culture and a variety of Arabic.Egyp...
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Sudanese refugees in Egypt
There are tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees in Egypt, most of them seeking refuge from ongoing military conflicts in their home country of Sudan. Their official status as refugees is highly disp...
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Kosheh Martyrs
21 Coptic Christians were the victims of a massacre in el-Kosheh village in Upper Egypt, located 450 kilometres south of Cairo, on Sunday 2 January 2000. The Coptic Christians killed in this incident ...
Regions of Egypt
The Governorates of Egypt are divided into 232 regions.Local government traditionally enjoyed limited power in Egypt's highly centralized state. Under the central government, there were twenty nine go...
Egypt (Roman province)
The Roman province of Egypt (Latin: Aegyptus, [ajˈɡʏptʊs]; Greek: Αἴγυπτος Aigyptos [ɛ́ːɣyptos]) was established in 30 BC after Octavian (the future emperor Augustus) defeated his rival Mark A...
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