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Siwa (Western Desert) - Coptic Wiki

SIWA (Western Desert)

An oasis about 190 miles (300 km) from Marsa Matruh, to the west of Alexandria, the most westerly of the Egyptian oases and the most easterly point at which people still speak a dialect. C. Belgrave states that at Balad al-Rumi, near Khamisah, he saw Christian ruins with a Coptic cross engraved on a stone, the remains of a monastery (p. 88).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Belgrave, C. D. Siwa, the Oasis of Ammon. London, 1923.

RENÉ-GEORGES COQUIN

MARTIN, S.J.