Sham El-Nessim has existed in Egypt, from the time of the Pharaohs until today

Historical sources, scientists and Egyptologists unanimously agree that “Sham El-Nessim” is an ancient Egyptian feast, with roots dating back thousands of years, and that other human peoples and civilizations have conveyed the details of this holiday from the ancient Egyptians.

The sources link the Sham El-Nessim festival and the ancient Egyptian faith, as this holiday in ancient Egypt was associated with the harvest season “Shamo”, which symbolizes the renewal of life, according to the philosophy of the Azores known to the ancient Egyptians.

Issam Stati, a scholar of ancient Egyptian heritage and language, states in his book “Sham Al-Naseem: Myths, History, Customs and Rituals” that Sham Al-Naseem remains to this day, despite the disappearance of other holidays known by antiquity. Egypt, such as Wafa Al-Nil.

Just as “Sham El-Nessim” in ancient Egypt was an occasion to hold great festivities, exchange roses, gatherings and celebrations to eat salted fish “fesikh” and other foods associated with the occasion, the Egyptians inherited many of the manifestations that ancient Egypt knew it by celebrating “Easter”.

These manifestations have existed to this day, of which primarily go out to public parks, the shores of the Nile, eat “fesikh” and other foods and rituals that Egypt witnessed during the celebration of “Sham Al-Naseem” every year since the era of the Pharaohs to this day.

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