Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2017

240 Pages | 13 b/w illus

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774168239

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Marcus Simaika

Father of Coptic Archaeology

Samir Simaika, Nevine Henein, and Donald M. Reid

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • The previously unpublished memoirs of the "Father of Coptic Archaeology".
  • A comprehensive portrayal of Simaika's pioneering efforts to preserve Coptic heritage in Egypt and establish the Coptic Museum.
  • Sheds light on many important themes of modern Egyptian history: the British occupation of Egypt, interaction between Egyptian Copts and their Church leadership, and the development of Muslim-Copt relationship in Egypt.

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