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News Egypt » Faiyum: ST. ANTHONY OF EGYPT

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/saint/st-anthony-of-egypt-119
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

In Egypt's Coptic Catholic and Orthodox Churches, which have a special devotion to the native saint, his feast day is celebrated on Jan. 30. Anthony was born around 251, to wealthy parents who owned land in the present-day Faiyum region near Cairo.

News Egypt » Faiyum: New technology: destroyer or creator of jobs?

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/16/new-technology-destroyer-or-creator-of-jobs
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Faiyum is one of Egypt’s poorest provinces, with particularly high female unemployment. Hundreds of women are employed here, and business is growing, thanks to new technologies. “These women come from nearby villages,” says Om Said, a local entrepreneur.

News Egypt » Faiyum: The Moment Assassin’s Creed: Origins Goes From Big to Ridiculously Big

News channel or source: http://www.kotaku.co.uk/2018/01/16/the-moment-assassins-creed-origins-goes-from-big-to-ridiculously-big
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Once Bayek has freed Faiyum of the Crocodile’s influence ... Aya’s perspectives as they struggle to get Cleopatra in position to ascend to the throne of Egypt. We visit the tomb of Alexander the Great, guide Aya across some burning ships to the ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: 'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum

News channel or source: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-10-05/entertainment/bs-ae-walters-faiyum-20131005_1_ashmolean-museum-julia-marciari-alexander-walters-art-museum
Publication date: Friday 04 October 2013

So it's only fitting that portions of a 2,000-year-old Egyptian papyrus known as "The Book of the Faiyum" belonging to institutions founded by each mogul are being displayed for the first time in 150 years in a new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: Feature: eye-catching Egyptian antiquities of Greco-Roman eras shine again as museum reopens in Faiyum

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/04/c_135806872.htm
Publication date: Friday 04 November 2016

FAIYUM, Egypt, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- Amid the ruins of the Ptolemaic town of Karanis in Egypt's Faiyum governorate, a graceful museum that houses hundreds of priceless artifacts illustrating the daily life of the ancient inhabitants of the city was reopened ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: VIDEO: Paragliding attempt in Egypt’s Faiyum ends in disaster

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2017/01/28/VIDEO-Paragliding-attempt-in-Egypt-s-Faiyum-ends-in-catastrophically-.html
Publication date: Friday 27 January 2017

Two Egyptian female students were left with broken bones and bruises after a paragliding ride ended in disaster. The two college students - Amani and Nouran Yasser - were visiting the scenic desert city of Faiyum when the harness connecting them to the ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: The First Dog Mummies Ever Found in Egypt!

News channel or source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/The-First-Dog-Mummies-Ever-Found-in-Egypt-77591.shtml
Publication date: Wednesday 30 January 2008

The necropolis of Deir el-Banat is located in the oasis El Faiyum, 50 mi (80 km ... Ptolemaic era (the era of Greek domination that started soon after the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C.). One mummy was beautifully gilded, and another ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: EXPEDITIONS; Surrounded by Egypt, Inspired by the World

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/09/21/garden/expeditions-surrounded-by-egypt-inspired-by-the-world.html
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2000

He, too, is a transplant to Egypt, and has lived for 30 years with his family, Robinson Crusoe style, in a sprawling mud brick compound constructed bit by bit in a desert oasis on the outskirts of Faiyum, about two hours southwest of Cairo. It is shaded by ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: Egypt's Earliest Farming Village Found

News channel or source: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080211-egypt-farming.html
Publication date: onday 11 February 2008

Evidence of agriculture in Egypt's Faiyum depression had been discovered at the same site by British archaeologist Gertrude Caton Thompson in the 1920s. Thompson found a series of Neolithic-era granaries and farming tools—including a wooden sickle with ...

News Egypt » Faiyum: 'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum

News channel or source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-ae-walters-faiyum-20131005-story.html
Publication date: Friday 04 October 2013

Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies. Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an ...