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Cairo Scholarship Online (CSO) is delivered by University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO), a vast and rapidly-expanding online research library, offering full-text access to thousands of academic monographs from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. 

University Press Scholarship Online delivers the best scholarly publishing from around the world and offers an unparalleled research tool that makes disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform.

Marcus Simaika

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Marcus Simaika

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

Marcus Pasha Simaika (1864–1944) was born to a prominent Coptic family on the eve of the inauguration of the Suez Canal and the British occupation of Egypt. From a young age he developed a passion for Coptic heritage and devoted his life to shedding light on centuries of Christian Egyptian history. His achievement lies in his role as a visionary administrator who used ... Read more



Cairo Scholarship Online makes available the full text of more than 100 books on Egypt and the Middle East in eight subject areas.

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