Tag Archives: Copts

New Year in Egypt and around the World

The celebration of the New Year is the oldest of all holidays. It was first observed in ancient Babylon about 4000 years ago. In the years around 2000 BC, the Babylonian New Year began with the first New Moon (actually … Continue reading

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Christmas in Egypt

  Christmas in Egypt by Nermin Sami and Jimmy Dunn Because of the time the Holy Family spent in Egypt with the infant Jesus, Christmas is a very special celebration in Egypt. In Egypt, Copts, who are Egypt’s traditional Christians, … Continue reading

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