Browsing Egyptian Writing and Culture


Headword Date Article Type
Al-Nahda - The Renaissance in Arabic Literature C
Arab Spring C
The Arab Spring: A Literary and Artistic Awakening C
Sumerians develop cuneiform writing; Egyptians develop hieroglyphic writing 3500 B.C.E. C
Egyptian mathematicians use primitive fractions 1700 B.C.E. C
Alexandria founded by Alexander the Great 331 B.C.E. C
Reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus in Egypt 285 B.C.E. - 246 B.C.E. C Note
Death of Cleopatra and Mark Antony 30 B.C.E. C
Ptolemaeus tabulates angles of refraction for several media 130 C
Tulunid dynasty in Egypt 868 - 905 C Note
Suppression of Tulunid dynasty in Egypt 905 C Note
Fatimid Caliphate in North Africa 909 - 1171 C Note
Shiite Fatimid dynasty takes control of Egypt 969 C Note
The Byzantine Empire gains Antioch from the Arabs 969 C
Al-Azhar University founded in Cairo 988 C Note
Circulation of blood and metabolism theorized by Ibn an-Nafis 1242 C Note
Mamluks conquer the final territory belonging to Christians in the Levant 1302 C
Recurrence of Black Death in Egypt 1381 C
Burjites are the new ruling Mamluk dynasty in Egypt 1382 C
Construction of funerary mosque for Qait Bey in Cairo 1436 - 1480 C Note

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