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Amulets and Intermediaries in Egypt and Elsewhere, Pt.2: The Moulid of Deir al-Adra-1

One year (while living and studying in Upper (Southern) Egypt) I was invited by friends living in the small town of Samalut to attend the annual moulid (festival and feast) of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin, which took place … Continue reading

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