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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.

Babylon of Egypt: The Archaeology of Old Cairo and the Origins of the City

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Babylon of Egypt: The Archaeology of Old Cairo and the Origins of the City

Peter Sheehan

This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation extending from the sixth century BC to the present day. These include the massive stone ... Read more



Cairo Scholarship Online now makes available the full text of more than 80 books on Egypt and the Middle East in six subject areas: Political Science, History, Society and Culture, Law, Religion, and Archaeology.

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January 22, 2016

Explore the latest Cairo books now online

3 new academic works have been added to Cairo Scholarship Online 

September 23, 2015

Cairo Scholarship Online publishes new books

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May 22, 2015

6 new books from American University in Cairo Press

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