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The Angels in the Nile: A Theme in Nubian Ritual

Fadwa al-Guindi

in Nubian Ceremonial Life: Studies in Islamic Syncretism and Cultural Change

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249556
eISBN:
9781617970955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249556.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The intent of this chapter is to present an ethnographic account of the Nubian subset of river-related beliefs and rituals. It describes the supernatural beings in the Nile, the “water angels”. These ... More


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