Greeks In Egypt
The Greeks have had a thriving presence in Egypt from the Hellenistic period until the aftermath of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, when most left. Indeed the special and unique relationship of these two ancient civilizations dates back thousands of years and continues to some capacity to this day. The cultural and academic contributions of Greek Civilizations in Egypt is well documented and agreed upon by historians, academics and scholars.
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