Medieval Cairo and the monasteries of the Wadi Natrun: A historical guide by Dorthea Moore Russell

$ 7.00

"This book is intended for the visitor to Cairo who is neither scholar
nor archeologist and for -whom tbs greatest of oriental cities Is new
ground Concerned with medieval Islamic Cairo, it does not touch the
Ancient Egyptian period, it deals with the city and its story as it grew
from the 7th to the 16th centimes and with its fringes at either end , at the
beginning the Copto- Christian period, at the end the Turkish suzerainty."

-- from, Author's Preface

Year: 1962

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