History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria

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Napoleon threw himself into the preparations for the expedition with genuine zeal. Learn more about Thomson Reuters products: After the imprisonment and crucifixion of Al-Ma'mum, Caliph Al Amir does not appoint any further viziers, preferring to run things directly. As a result some women, especially in rural areas, do not even get their half share. The desert itself is very sparsely inhabited with relatively small population centres growing up around oases such as the Fayoum, Siwa, Bahariya, Farafra, Dakhla and Kharga to the west and any areas of habitation being restricted to the many wadis (or valleys) to the east.

Pages: 458

Publisher: HardPress Publishing (January 28, 2013)

ISBN: 1313738174

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