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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Treasure Trove: AMIR

I've encountered this extremely useful website before and if you haven't you need to. Access to Middle East and Islamic Resources (AMIR) is just what it says: a site containing links to useful online resources dealing with the Mideast and Islamic world. their postings for June 27 ALONE include these links:
And that was for yesterday.

I also discovered a wonderful link: the Claremont Graduate University is posting the Claremont Coptic Encyclopedia, edited by the late, great Aziz Suryal Atiya. (He guided a bunch of us ARCE [American Research Center in Egypt] fellows to the Wadi Natrun monasteries back in the late 70s.) An invaluable resource. AMIR is now in my blogroll.

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