The New Mamluks: Egyptian Society and Modern Feudalism

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She has lived in Cairo for 12 years, a refugee from war torn Darfur in Sudan. A fine example of this is the representation of Queen Amanishakheto appearing before Amun. Egypt angrily criticised countries that treated the July 3 event as a coup. Seven Jesuits remained in Ethiopia; but two were assassinated, and the other five were hanged. Proven reserves are 15 trillion cubic feet with an equivalent amount estimated to be available. The White and Blue Niles join at modern Khartoum, in the Sudan, forming one great river that continues north to the Mediterranean Sea.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Syracuse University Press (December 1, 2000)

ISBN: 0815628455

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