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Egypt (مصر)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Egypt (مصر) is a land mentioned in the Quran that refers to what is known today as Ancient Egypt.

The Pyramids of Giza (c. 2500 BC) are part of the long history of Ancient Egyptian civilization.

This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Historic Land
Egypt (مصر)
Quranic Concept
CategoryHistoric Land

Egypt is referred to in verse (10:87) of chapter (10) sūrat yūnus (Jonah):

Sahih International: And We inspired to Moses and his brother, "Settle your people in Egypt in houses and make your houses [facing the] qiblah and establish prayer and give good tidings to the believers."

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

Al-JudiMountainGeographical LocationAl-MarwahAl-SafaDesertEgyptHistoric LandMount ArafatMount SinaiShebaAl-Ahqaf

Concept map for Egypt. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept egypt:

(instance egypt historic-land)

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