Cultural Traditions in Egypt

Cultural Traditions in Egypt

by Lynn Peppas


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Egypt's culture is a fascinating mixture of ancient traditions passed down by the native peoples, as well as the traditions and cultures of countries such as England and Greece, who ruled Egypt in different periods of history. This interesting book describes how ancient traditions, beliefs, and rituals combined with modern influences into the festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Egyptian people celebrate family occasions. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778775171
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/24/2012
Series: Cultural Traditions in My World Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Welcome to Egypt 4

Family Occasions 6

Mawlid 8

Eid al-Fitr 10

Eid al-Adha 12

New Year's Day 14

Coptic Christmas 16

Abu Simbel Sun Festival 18

Sinai Liberation Day 20

Sham el Naseem 22

Labor Day 24

Eid el-Galaa 26

Revolution Day 28

Armed Forces Day 30

Glossary and Index 32

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