egypt

  1. SunKing105

    WI: The Great Egyptian Revolt succeeded?

    In 205 BC, native Egyptians, emboldened by their performance at Raphia and discontented with the current state of Egypt and continued Hellenic rule over the country, revolted under a leader known as Hugronaphor, and won back 80% of the country from the Ptolemies. Hugronaphor died in 197 BC, and...
  2. DBWI: Egypt survives the Late Bronze Age collapse, Hittites don't

    The Late Bronze Age collapse was a truly pivotal event in world history. Many cultures and polities were swept away by the events and consigned to the sands of time. Not even Egypt, which had proven very resilient and withstood numerous other challenges over its millennia of existence, could...
  3. A Triple Crown for Pharaoh

    Following the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt by Narmer, the kings of Egypt famously wore the Pschent, the double crown signifying their status as Lord of the Two Lands, with the Two Ladies as guardian deities from each region. During the Early Dynastic Period, there is evidence for...
  4. kasumigenx

    AHC:Axum unites Ethiopia and Nubia and conquers Egypt

    Axum unites Ethiopia and Nubia and conquers Egypt, is this possible?
  5. WI: Egypt Remains Majority Coptic

    Background Info: Before the Muslim Conquest of Egypt (639-646) by the Rashidun Caliphate, the Copts made up the majority of Egypt since the 3rd century. After the conquest took place, the Arabs settled in Egypt bringing along the religion of Islam with them. The Copts faced persecution and...
  6. Horus Triumphant - an Alternate Antiquity timeline
    Threadmarks: Intro

    Horus Triumphant - an Alternate Antiquity timeline - Over the years I've had several ideas for some timelines but never really had the time to do...
  7. ERE reconquers Egypt in 646 AD?

    Four years after the fall of Alexandria to the Arab troops led by Amr ibn al-A'as, the young emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire, Constans II made an attempt to recapture the rich province of Egypt, which grew the grain that fed the population of Constantinople. The expedition, led by an officer...
  8. KingOnTheEdge

    DBWI: No Nicean Empire?

    The Nicean Empire was the root of western civilization. Based in southern France around the Greek colony of Nicaea, it was able to expand into covering much of the Mediterranean and western Europe. The celto-greek bedrock shaped countries like England, Germany, and Hispanya, etc even before the...
  9. ETGalaxy

    Egypt as an industrialized power

    During the reign of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Egypt interestingly began to undergo an Industrial Revolution, with factories being developed from the 1810s into the 1840s, at which point Egypt seemed to be on route to become an industrial power. This eventually stopped due to a number of factors...
  10. What If Egypt and (North) Sudan Had Unified?

    What if Egypt and the northern part of Sudan(the current borders of Sudan, minus South Sudan) had been unified into one country, either during the days of King Farouk after World War Two or after Nasser took power? I know the country was officially a “co-dominion“ between Egypt and Britain, and...
  11. Hawkeye

    Challenge: Egypt a great power without Ali Pasha

    With a PoD after 1750, could Egypt have became an independent great power on the scale of Japan even without the modernizing efforts of Ali Pasha?
  12. KingOnTheEdge

    WI The Muslims Failed In Egypt?

    I think it's fair to say the Islamic conquest of Egypt was relatively important for world history- it enabled the caliphates to become the biggest world powers for centuries, isolated Ethiopia from other christians, and created the North Africa we know today (and Spain & Portugal but in a very...
  13. Tribute of Angels - A 19th century timeline
    Threadmarks: Mexican Cession

    Idea I've had for a timeline with a pod of 1848 with possible some minor pods before then. Feel free to comment and offer criticism on the timeline. Thank you. Mexican Cession The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican-American war on February 2, 1848. The treaty would see the United...
  14. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: The war against Turkey did not erupt

    As we all know, the intensity of competition for gas in the eastern Mediterranean has escalated since discoveries began between 2016 and 2017 until military skirmishes erupted between Egypt and Turkey in late 2017 on the one hand and Greece and Cyprus against Turkey on the other hand and...
  15. GauchoBadger

    Egypt, The Middle East and Africa without Nasser?

    So, basically, assume that Gamal Abdel Nasser is fatally wounded while fighting the IDF in 1948 and promptly dies there. Come 1952, who would lead the Egyptian Revolution instead? I'd bet my chips on Naguib, but could someone else take over? Would his regime last as long as Nasser's? Would Egypt...
  16. WI: Russia and Austria Support Muhammad Ali’s Egypt

    During the Oriental Crisis, Russia and Austria took sides against Muhammad Ali’s Egypt as it expanded into territories held by the Ottoman Empire. Even though Russia and Austria weren’t on good terms with the Ottomans, they weren’t fans of a rising Egypt. However, what if Muhammad Ali decided...
  17. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: Nasser’s decision

    After the 1956 Suez War in Egypt, President Nasser made a decision that changed the course of history in the entire Middle East except for Egyptian isolation. After this decision, Nasser embarked on radical and comprehensive reforms in Egypt that included politics, economy, society and the army...
  18. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: What if Sadat's assassination succeeded?

    In 1981, an attempt to assassinate Egyptian President Sadat occurred in what is known as the platform incident at a later time, but it was unfortunate for the shooter and the good fortune of the President of Egypt, an Egyptian soldier managed to discover the man who tried to assassinate Sadat...
  19. WI: The British maintain the Sinai peninsula

    I can't find anything online, but a few months ago I saw in an Israeli newspaper a short article on how the British briefly considered annexing the Sinai after WWI. The idea was to separate its administration from Egypt's and declare it an overseas territory, the local Beduin tribes didn't like...
  20. KingOnTheEdge

    AHC: Save The Ottoman Empire

    otl, the period after the Siege of Vienna up to 1918 was bad for the ottomans- repulsed by their catholic rivals, loss of the balkans, greece, and the whole of north africa (not in that order), finally breathing it's last in 1918 for Ataturk to come in and create the modern republic. Your...
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