Babylon of Egypt : the archaeology of outdated Cairo and the origins of town

Author(s): on of Egypt : the archaeology of outdated Cairo and the origins of town By Sheehan, Peter

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 9774162994
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This e-book gifts a historical past of Old Cairo in response to new archaeological proof accumulated between 2000 and 2006 all over a big challenge to decrease the groundwater degree affecting the church buildings and monuments of this space of Cairo recognized through the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the fabric and structural stays published a chain of constant profession extending from the 6th century BC to the current day. These come with the large stone partitions of the canal linking the Nile to the Red Sea, and the harbor built through Trajan at its front round 110 AD. The Emperor Diocletian constructed the castle of Babylon across the harbor and the canal in 300 AD, and far new data has come to gentle in regards to the building and inner format of the castle, which continues to surround and outline the enclave of Old Cairo. Important proof for the early medieval transformation of the world into the nucleus of the Arab town of al-Fustat and its later medieval construction may be introduced
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