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- Brief biography of the Egyptian founder of Christian cenobitic (communal) monasticism, whose rule (book of observances) for monks is the earliest extant; from britannica.com.
Rulers of Modern Egypt
- Chronologically lists all Egyptian rulers from Mohammad Ali Pasha (1805-1848) to current president Hosny Mubarak; names link to biography and picture of each. Available in both Arabic and English.
Saint Anthony of Egypt
- Biography of the Egyptian hermit and monk, which also discusses his place and influence in the history of Christian monachism; by E. C. Butler, in The Catholic Encyclopedia.
- Briefly describes this oasis in western Egypt and provides a short chronological history, with links to key terms; from Encyclopaedia of the Orient.
St. Anthony - Abbot, Patriarch of Monks
- A biography of St. Anthony of Egypt; by Rev. Alban Butler.
St. Anthony's Monastery
- A brief history of this ancient Christian monastery, one of the oldest in the world, located in the Red Sea Mountains.
St. Anthony's Monastery - Restoration
- Announcement regarding Egypt's restoration of St Anthony's monastery on the Red Sea, one of the two oldest Christian monasteries in the world.
The Egyptian Presidency
- Information about the president, a profile of Egypt, and a news archive.
Vita S. Antoni (Life of St. Anthony)
- Scholarly, annotated, Introduction followed by full-text of Athanasius' "Life of Antony"; from Christian Classics Ethereal Library.
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