Christianity and monasticism have long flourished along the Nile in Middle Egypt, the region stretching from al-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus) to Dayr al-Ganadla. The contributors to this volume, international ...
One afternoon in the summer of 1984, when I was still a student at Bartlett High School, I was sitting on the front porch of my friend Jessie Yancey’s house in the Oak Grove community east of Bartlett ...
The genre of poems that may be read both forward and backward, producing different creations was known as the “flight of wild geese." These poems were ...
In this study intended for general readers, eminent critic Patricia Meyer Spacks provides a fresh, engaging account of the early history of the English ...
The untold account of the countless Americans who believe in, or personally experience, paranormal phenomena such as ghosts, Bigfoot, UFOs and psychicsGiven ...
For nearly a decade Nontsizi Mgqwetho contributed poetry to a Johannesburg newspaper, Umteteli wa Bantu, the first and only female poet to produce a substantial body of work in isiXhosa. Apart from ...
Dr. Marina Marin Pradel, an archivist at the BayerischeStattsbibliotek in Munich, discovered that a thick 12th-centuryByzantine manuscript, Codex ...
This book explores the long-term trends in the development of what was the first complex civilization in history, the Old Kingdom of Egypt (c. 2650–2200 BC), ...
A unique, richly illustrated study of Ottoman religiousbuildings standing today in Cairo With the conquest in1517 CE of Egypt by the Ottomans, Cairo lost its ...
On June 11, 1937, a closed military court ordered the execution of a group of the Soviet Union's most talented and experienced army officers, including Marshal Mikhail Tukhachevskii; all were charged ...
This book is a study of five remarkable sixteenth-century women. Part of the select group of Tudor women allowed access to a formal education, the Cooke ...
The product of a unique collaboration between a literary critic (Van Delden) and a political scientist (Grenier), this book looks at the relationship between ...