Provinces et empires: l'Égypte dans le monde antique
This project studies, through the organization of four international conferences, Egypt during the seventh century. The project's focus is the cultural dynamics that transformed Byzantine Egypt into Islamic Egypt with emphasis on documentary, literary and archaeological source material.
"Provinces et empires" is a colleborative effort of the Institut français d'archéologie orientale (Cairo), Institute for the study of the ancient world (New York University), Leiden institute for area studies, (Leiden University), and the CNRS-UMR 8167 Orient et Méditerranée (Paris).
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