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The Eastern Branch of the Nile, and the adjacent districts, &c.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with some general remarks on the southern point of the ancient Delta, the canal of Ckalyoo'b, part of the ancient Pelusiac branch, and other ancient branches of the Nile. It ... More


Picking Up the Reins

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Labib Habachi lived in two worlds. Habachi marveled as evidence came to light of an ancient town that developed on a mound south of a lake, which provided a harbor through a channel from the Pelusiac ... More


The Eastern Delta in the Islamic Era

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the changing waterway geography of the eastern Delta from the beginning of Egypt’s Islamic era through to the early modern period. It examines the contributions of medieval ... More


Ports of the Eastern Delta

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the changing fortunes of the main sea-facing ports of the eastern Nile Delta, principally al-Farama, Tinnis, and Damietta. It charts the ‘rise and fall’ of these ports with ... More


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