Ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilization, and the splendor and scale of the nation’s antiquities is legendary, drawing millions of visitors. But the country is much more than that, boasting beautiful beaches on the Red Sea; bustling markets in Cairo and Alexandria; breathtaking tombs, temples, and pyramids; Roman, Coptic, and Sassanid history; and a rich Arab and Ottoman culture. From desert monasteries to the trade on the Suez Canal, from mausoleums hidden for centuries to medieval souks and modern urban life, Egypt guides readers through this exceptional country.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Trevor Naylor is a Yorkshire-born author who regards Egypt as his second home. He has explored every corner of the country and written several books about it, including Cairo Inside Out, Egypt Inside Out, and Living Normally: Where Life Comes Before Style. He also coauthored A Roving Eye: Head to Toe In Egyptian Arabic Expression.