Part of the popular "Egypt Pocket Guide" series, this compact, full-color guide is an ideal introduction to the cultural, religious, artistic, and architectural heritage of Egypt's Coptic Christian community. Covering the ancient monasteries of Wadi Natrun and the streets and churches of Old Cairo, and ranging from Deir Mar Antonius on the Red Sea to Abu Mena on the north coast, this handy book is ideal for first-time visitors and experienced travelers alike. With over 150 color photos, maps, and 3D drawings, "Coptic Egypt" is a colorful and informative traveling companion.
ALBERTO SILIOTTI is a scientific journalist who specializes in Egyptology. He has written several popular books including Guide to the Pyramids of Egypt and The Discovery of Ancient Egypt, both published by the AUC Press in1998.