On October 6, the Coptic Museum is organizing a symposium on “Egypt’s Army, the Conqueror of the Invaders”, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and the supervision of the Museums Sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities..
The symposium will be lectured by Dr. Muhammad Raafat Abbas, Director of Scientific Research in the Antiquities of Alexandria, and the author of archaeological literature on the history of the ancient Egyptian military, such as the army in ancient Egypt (the era of the modern state)», which won the Cairo International Book Fair award in 2017 as the best book in the field of science Humanity, and the book “From the Euphrates to the Fourth Cataract” issued in 2018, and his book “Dictionary of the Military History of Ancient Egypt” issued in 2020 AD..
Dr. Mohamed Raafat Abbas told Al-Ahram Gate that the symposium deals with the army of Egypt, the conqueror of the invaders, Egypt’s military struggle from the Hyksos to the peoples of the sea, where the battle that the Egyptian army fought in the era of Ramses III, which saved the peoples and civilizations of the ancient world from extinction and annihilation in Facing the invaders in two major battles, one land and the other sea. The land battle was called the Battle of Jahi, which is the area located on the coast of South Lebanon at the farthest points of the eastern borders of the Egyptian Empire. As for the naval battle, which was called the Battle of the Delta, it was the first naval battle in ancient history. It took place at the coast of the Egyptian Delta at the mouths of the Nile, and the Egyptian naval forces were able to defeat the ships of the sea peoples, and hundreds of prisoners of war fell into the hands of the valiant soldiers of Egypt..