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Egyptian History

Ben Carson's Strange Theory About The Egyptian Pyramids

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson once vocalized an odd theory about Egyptian history. According to a video unearthed by BuzzFeed on Wednes...

Why Cleopatra Probably Didn't Kill Herself With A Snake

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science

The classic imagery of Cleopatra killing herself with a snake might be dramatic, but it probably never happened, experts say. For years, researchers h...

Sophia Jones

'We Are Leaving Nothing To Future Generations Except Failure' | Sophia Jones | Posted 05.02.2014 | World

CAIRO -- In a sandy lot in Manshiet Nasser, one of Cairo’s largest slums, barefoot children play amid crumbling 15th-century tombs and mausoleums bl...

Why The Copts Matter

James Cowan | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion
James Cowan

The Coptic Church is the West's last link to an early form of Christianity, and to a tradition of eremitical life that has all but disappeared from the modern world. Copts remind us of what Egypt means as a repository of all that the West holds dear in terms of thought, culture and civilization.

Antony and Cleopatra: The Original "Brangelina"

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 06.23.2012 | Celebrity
Vicky Alvear Shecter

The original outrageous, illicit power couple was none other than the pair who refuse to die in our imaginations -- the fun-loving Roman General Mark Antony and the fascinating Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII.