Islamic Egypt

Episode 4 – The Bashmurite Revolution

Most history books will tell you that Copts welcomed the Arab Conquest of Egypt in 693 AD with open arms, because it was seen as a welcome change from an oppressive Byzantine regime. But there was one story of rebellion that most books missed: the Bashmurite Revolution.

Join Sherif as he lays out the facts of this little-known series of revolutions, and what we can learn from it today!

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