A leap of faith
Early Muslims looked beseechingly to Ethiopia and sought refuge in its territory from their persecutors, the polytheist Arabians. But the Christian kingdom, besieged for 15 centuries by Islamic states that formed a formidable ring around it, refused to succumb to the new religion. Gamal Nkrumah explores the often contentious connection between Ethiopia and Islam
Dig Days: A tribute to Mrs Mubarak
In 1993, I was contacted by Dr Farkhunda Hassan and asked if I would put together a book about the role of women in Ancient Egypt...