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Die Statthalter von Ägypten zur Zeit der Chalifen

ISBN: 978-1-59333-939-5
An original exploration into the governors of Egypt under the caliphs, this seminal study of Wüstenfeld has remained essential reading on the topic since its original publication in the 1870s. Originally published in four parts, this edition contains the entire study in its original German. A thorough and meticulous record of the rulers of Egypt during the period of the caliphs, this book should not be overlooked by students of the Islamic culture of Egypt. Written from a lifetime of study in the field, Wüstenfeld’s sharp outlines of the governors and their influence in the growth and development of Egypt under Muslim leadership hold an authority and insight that make the book a desirable addition to the library of Arabists and scholars of Egypt alike.
$86.40

My Winter on the Nile

ISBN: 978-1-59333-723-0
From the eyes of a novelist, Warner illustrates the drama and romance of a voyage through Egypt. Particularly attracted to the Muslim life and practice in Egypt, and the monuments of the ancient empires, Warner takes the reader through the length of the country into Ethiopia and tropical Africa. A travelogue that captures the 19th century fascination with the East, this volume will delight anyone interested in Egypt.
$123.00

The Other Mathematics

Language and Logic in Egyptian and in General
ISBN: 978-1-59333-369-0
This book is about attribute mathematics, in which nothing ever gets bigger or smaller. More specifically, it is about some of what attribute mathematics can do toward the full digitalization of thought and language. The matter is relevant not only directly to linguistics and philosophy but also indirectly to electrical engineering and neuroscience. The twenty-first century will be that of the brain. Human existence will gradually be turned inside out as tools such as genetics and Boolean algebra allow us to see ourselves function on the smallest scale while it is happening.
$108.60

A History of the Holy Eastern Church: The Patriarchate of Alexandria

ISBN: 978-1-59333-050-7
The first volume of an ambitious project to document the history of the early church, this is one of John Mason Neale’s crowning achievements. Meticulously researched, Neale’s treatment of the early church in Egypt is among the required reading of any student of oriental Christianity still today. Beginning with the traditions of St. Mark’s foundation of the Egyptian church, the developments of Christianity are traced up through the controversies associated with Nestorius and the Council of Chalcedon. In Neale’s characteristically readable style, the early stages of Eastern Christianity and its noteworthy figures are presented here with historical accuracy and authority. The origins of monasticism, the troubles and triumphs of St. Athanasius, the Arian heresy, and the ecumenical councils are all treated in this important study of the church in Egypt.
$100.20

Islam Corrects Judaism

The Polemics of a Thirteenth Century Jewish Convert
Series: Analecta Gorgiana 47
ISBN: 978-1-59333-862-6
Herein a 13th century Alexandrian Jewish convert to Islam records his understanding of the truth of Islam over Judaism. Dr. Sidney A. Weston edits, translates and comments on this text making it accessible to the scholar and enthusiast alike.
$28.80

Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria, and Across the Desert into Egypt

During the Years 1799, 1800, and 1801 in Company with the Turkish Army and the British Military Mission
ISBN: 978-1-59333-724-7
A historic travelogue with an eye toward the medical conditions encountered along the way, this rare book sheds light on western Asia from a unique vantage-point. Wittman describes his journey through Turkey, Syria, Palestine, and Egypt, noting along the way the diseases suffered by the residents, and brings the world of ancient western Asia to life through his vivid writing.
$150.60

The Mameluke or Slave Dynasty of Egypt 1260-1517 A.D.

ISBN: 978-1-59333-697-4
Alert to the implications of Egyptian politics to the world of the Middle Ages, Muir offers a detailed look at the rule of the slave-soldier caste known as the Mamelukes who ruled Egypt from 1260 to 1517. Each ruler of the Bahrite and Circassian dynasties is given a full chapter, and the role of the Mamelukes under the Ottoman Empire is reviewed.
$94.20

The Ancient Egyptians and the Origin of Civilization

ISBN: 978-1-59333-609-7
This monograph, in its second, hard-to-locate edition, proposes a connection between prehistoric monumental European sites and those of the Pyramid Age in Egypt. Using ethnicity as a basis, Smith ties the ancient peoples of Egypt to those of Syria and discusses how Egyptian culture spread from its point of origin.
$85.80

Monks and Monasteries of the Near East

ISBN: 1-59333-276-9
Jules Leroy, the French art expert, spent several months touring the Near East in search of Early Christian remains. During this time he visited most of the monasteries in Egypt, Syria, the Lebanon, Palestine, and Iraq.
$57.60

Egypt from the Napoleonic Wars Down to Cromer and Allenby

ISBN: 1-931956-88-X
Young brings a fresh judgment on Egyptian nationalism, discovering ampler grounds for hope than his countrymen are wont to conceive. He enters the controversial field of the relations hereafter to be established between Britain, Egypt and the Sudan.
$69.60

Arabic Proverbs and the Manners and Customs of Modern Egyptians

ISBN: 1-931956-84-7
A compilation and translation of Arabic proverbs by an early 19th century traveler in Cairo, Egypt. Entries are arranged alphabetically in Arabic and by number. Cultural and figurative explanations are provided in English.
$61.20

History of the Conquest of Egypt, North Africa and Spain

Also known as kitaab futuuh Miss by Bin 'Abd al Hakam
ISBN: 1-931956-73-1
History of Egypt from its legendary early beginnings until the seventh century, including the subsequent conquests of North Africa and Spain. Covers the judges of Egypt to 860, and a list of the companions of Mohammad and their Hadiths.
$83.40

England in Egypt

With Additions Summarizing the Course of Events to the Close of the Year 1898
ISBN: 1-931956-68-5
This book effectively argues for greater British involvement in Egypt. In 1920, Milner headed a commission to Egypt that recommended Egyptian independence, but the British Cabinet rejected the recommendation.
$81.00

New Egypt

ISBN: 1-931956-65-0
Amedee Baillot de Guerville was one of the most talented travel writers at the turn of the last century. His New Egypt, translated from French, is a remarkable record of Egyptian life; social, economic, and political, during that period.
$84.60

Thebes [Modern Luxor]: Its Tombs and Their Tenants, Ancient & Present

Includes a record of Excavations in the Necropolis
ISBN: 1-931956-44-8
Rhind's book on Thebes is unique in that unlike many other Egyptologists of his time, he gives a precise and detailed description of how he excavated the sites, in itself an immense value to the history of archaeology.
$105.00

The Churches and Monasteries of Egypt and Some Neighbouring Countries

ISBN: 0-9715986-7-3
A descriptive account of monasteries and churches of Egypt primarily, but also of Nubia, Abyssinia, India, North Africa, Spain, the shores of the Atlantic, and southwestern Arabia (including Coptic, Armenian, Ethiopian, Syrian, and Nestorian churches).
$132.60