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Interview: Rebecca Buchanan, editor-in-chief of Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Rebecca Buchanan became editor-in-chief of Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the summer of 2010 and has edited many of BA’s devotional anthologies. The books are made up of poems, prayers, artwork, essays and short fiction, and are devoted primarily to Greek, Roman and Egyptian deities and spirits. 840 more words

Polytheism

Ahmed Sultan, an endless passion for Arabic calligraphy.

Ahmed Sultan had been through a lot to join the world of Arabic calligraphy. The least of which was the rejection to join the calligraphy school for two successive years, but his unbeatable persistence was the major help to stay focused on his goal and to be what he has dreamed of, which will turn out to be one of the most glowing and famous names in the field of Arabic Calligraphy. 355 more words

Ahmed Sulta

Different libraries around the world: national library

For the first special focus in our discussion topic around different types of libraries, we’re going to start big, with national libraries.

National libraries are seen as the library of the country – so Britain has  the… 457 more words

Discussion Topics

New Poem Out

My latest poem: Ferry Tale Endings is in this awesome anthology. Come buy a copy… available at Amazon

“Charon. He’s the ferryman who carries the souls of the dead across the River Styx in the gloomy Greek underworld. 69 more words

Poetry

Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandria Library)  

Watercolor on Paper

Original photo taken by Amr Nabil (Associated Press)

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Egypt