Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Cairo, with its beautiful pyramids and landscapes is the capital of Egypt tand the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Egyptians have two names for the city: Masr, meaning both the capital and the land of Egypt, and Al-Qahira (The Triumphant). These two names are symbolized by two dramatic landmarks: the Pyramids of Giza, which is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza and Mosque of Mohammed Ali, situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad ... [ read more ]