Zagazig is a small village in Lower Egypt. Situated in the eastern part of the Nile delta, it is the capital of the governorate of Sharqia, it is the chief hub of the corn and cotton trade. There is a museum of antiquities, the Sharkeya National Museum that contains many important archaeological exhibits. Zagazig University, one of the largest universities in Egypt, is located in the city, with colleges in different fields of science and arts; the Archaeological Museum of the University of Zagazig exhibits significant finds from the nearby sites and Kufur Nigm. There is a branch for Al-Azhar University, the largest Islamic university in the world. Zagazig is the birthplace of famous Coptic Egyptian journalist and social critic, Salama Moussa; the most notable streets in Zagazig are Farouk Street, Government Street, El Kawmia Street. The ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Bubastis are located 3 kilometres southeast of town. Bubastis was the ancient capital of the 18th nome, is home to the feast celebrating the cat goddess Bastet.
Bubastis is the Greek version of the Egyptian language name Pr-Bastet "House of Bastet". Bubastis became the capital of Egypt in the 23rd Dynasties. There are remains of the temples built by Osorkon II and Nectanebo II. Catacombs where the sacred cats were buried are located behind an Old Kingdom chapel remains that are from the period of Pepi I Meryre. Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert, as the rest of Egypt. Abaza family, the largest family in Sharqia and Egypt's largest Circassian community. Abdelhalim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor Ahmed Orabi, colonel who led the revolt against the British in 1882 Carmen Suleiman, singer Mohamed Morsi, the fifth president of Egypt Salama Moussa, Coptic Egyptian journalist and social critic Ahmed Zaki, actor John Traicos, International cricketer of Greek origin Rushdy Abaza, actor Fekry Pasha Abaza and political activist List of cities and towns in Egypt LookLex: Egypt: Zagazig Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Zagazig".
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One September Afternoon is a 1980 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee and Carl Burnett. The personnel is the same as on Winter Moon, but minus the strings. "Mr. Big Falls His J. G. Hand" – 6:09 "Close To You Alone" – 6:43 "There Will Never Be Another You" – 6:09 "Melolev" – 5:27 "Goodbye, Again!" – 6:23 "Brazil" – 8:30 Art Pepper — alto saxophone Stanley Cowell — piano Howard Roberts — guitar Cecil McBee — bass Carl Burnett — drumsStanley Cowell does not play on "Brazil". Richard Cook & Brian Morton; the Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD. Penguin, 4th edition, 1998. ISBN 0-14-051383-3
The Calvert Marine Museum is a maritime museum located in Solomons, Maryland. Museum has three main themes: regional paleontology, estuarine life of the Patuxent River and Chesapeake Bay, maritime history. Among its exhibits are the Drum Point Light, the bugeye Wm. B. Tennison, the J. C. Lore Oyster House, it houses artifacts from the old Cedar Point Light, maintains the Drum Point Light and grounds. The museum features several aquatic exhibits including an outdoor habitat for the North American river otter, indoor aquarium exhibits for the sting ray, the non-native lionfish, numerous other species native to the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. From 2018 there is a new exhibit Dinosaurs of Maryland which showcases the diversity and history of Maryland fossils from the age of dinosaurs; the exhibit is a collaboration between the Calvert Marine Museum, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, Prince George’s County Government, local fossil collectors. List of maritime museums in the United States List of museum ships