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Fellahin also known as “Egyptians (Rural)” Pitek, Emily


The Fellahin of Egypt are indigenous rural villagers mostly living in the Nile Valley. "They are believed to be among the oldest farmers on earth whose highly productive agriculture, characterized by total reliance on irrigation and intensive labor, contributed to the rise of the ancient Egyptian civilization" (eHRAF Culture Summary). Given Egypt's proximity to the origin and development of Christianity, the Fellahin culture cannot be considered isolated from Christian influence. Notably, the majority of Fellahins are Muslims.

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