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TITLEAbdu'l-Bahá in Egypt: September 1910
AUTHOR 1Julio Savi
TITLE_PARENTLights of Irfan
PUB_THISHaj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
ABSTRACTHistorical and political background of Abdu'l-Bahá's various travels to Egypt, discussion of the people he met, and press coverage.
NOTES Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #111, Acuto, Italy (July 2012). Mirrored with permission from
TAGS- `Abdu'l-Bahá,; `Abdu'l-Bahá, Travels of (documents); `Abdu'l-Bahá in Egypt; Egypt
Abstract: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá discontinuously sojourned in Egypt from early September 1910 to 5 December 1913. This paper is a concise study of the historical and political background of this sojourn and of its chronicle. Egyptian cities and towns visited by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá are briefly described as they were in those days. Members of the Holy Family who visited Him in Egypt are mentioned. The public opinion reaction and the press coverage are succinctly outlined. Several important personages and resident and visiting Bahá’ís who met Him are listed. A short comment on possible meanings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s presence in Egypt concludes the paper.
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