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Christianity in Kom Ombo

Adel F. Sadek

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0022
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Despite the lack of documents coming from Kom Ombo, the author concludes that Christianity started there at least in the fourth century. Several names of its bishops are mentioned in different ... More


Ethnological Survey of Nubia: Statement of Purpose and Organization

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna

in Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The building of the High Dam at Aswan was central to the most comprehensive scheme of economic development yet undertaken by modern Egypt. Numerous far-reaching benefits were to be realized by the ... More


Cross-Cultural Resettlement Administration: An Exploration of Potential Problems of Nubian Resettlement

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna

in Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the social circumstances surrounding Nubian resettlement. Rural resettlement has historically taken two forms. The first is one that was familiar during frontier days in the ... More


Field Research in a Nubian Village: The Experience of an Egyptian Anthropologist

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna

in Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the village known as Kanuba (pseudonym). It is one of several villages that Egyptian Nubians established below Aswan in the Nile Valley as a result of the inundation of their ... More


The Kenuz

Nicholas S. Hopkins and Sohair R. Mehanna

in Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 19611964

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164019
eISBN:
9781617970382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164019.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Before the residents of Egyptian Nubia were resettled at Kom Ombo in 1963–64, the Kenuz homeland lay in the northern part of this region, extending south along the Nile from the neighborhood of Aswan ... More


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