Professor, Scholar, and Recent ARCE Board Member Publishes Two Volumes Find us
ARCE member and professor Th. Emil Homerin has published two books in over the past year. Emanations of Grace, Mystical Poems by'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyah, is a rare anthology of poems by by a 16th century woman mystic who spent time in Damascus and Cairo. Homerin's second recent book, Passion Before Me, My Fate Behind, Ibn al-Farid, is a study, with translations, of the poetry of Ibn al-Farid, the most famous Arab Sufi poet, who died in Cairo in 1235.
Dr. Homerin is Professor of Religion, Department of Religion & Classics at the University of Rochester, where he teaches classes on Islam, classical Arabic literature, and mysticism. He has lived and worked in Egypt on many occassions.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
The International Council of Museums, in an effort to fight against illicit traffic in cultural goods, compiles the Emergency Red List of Egyptian Cultural Objects at Risk. This list aims to help art and heritage professionals and law enforcement officials identify Egyptian objects that are protected by national and international legislations. View the Red List for Egypt.