Babylon of Egypt the archaeology of old Cairo and the origins of the city /

Presents a history of old Cairo, known by the Romans as Babylon, based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006, revealing continuous occupation extending from the 6th century BC to the present day.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Sheehan, Peter (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Butler, Alfred J. 1850-1936. Babylon of Egypt. 1977.
Format: Electronic eBook
Edition:Revised edition.
Imprint: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2015.
Series:American Research Center in Egypt Conservation series ; 4.
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • The making of Babylon. The ancient landscape of Cairo ; The river of Trajan ; Diocletian and the Roman fortress of Babylon
  • The making of old Cairo. Al-Fustat and the making of old Cairo ; Cycles of decline and revival : Ayyubid, Mamluk, and Ottoman old Cairo ; The re-making of old Cairo in the image of its past.