ABBAS HILMI PASHA, Khedive of Egypt, his attempt to reform system of education in University of El-Azhar, 210; State receptions held by, 212; he remains nominally the supreme power in Egypt, 215, seq.; character of, 219; abortive assassination plot against, 258
Abu Hamed, 7, 8, 10; station of, 40, 71
'Advisers' British, Report on prisons, 247; suggested reform of mixed Courts, by, 219, 275, seq.; duties of, 220
Agitators, Lord Kitchener, on, 258
Agricultural Bank, working of, 293
Ahmed, Mohammed. See Mahdi.
Amenophis II., tomb of, 166
'Anglo-Egyptian Sudan,' its political position, 5, 149; and see Sudan.
Army, Egyptian; Sudanese regiments of, 51; conscription in, 54; 10th Sudanese inspected, 86; theoretically part of Turkish forces, 214
'Army of Occupation,' British, 53; Kasr-en-Nil barracks of, 173
Arabi Pasha, 216, 217
Assiut, barrage at, 143
Assuan dam, 135; cost of, 144; original designs for, modified to save temples at Philæ, 144; begun in 1898, completed, 1902, 147; its length and storage capacity, 147; additions to, 1907-1912, 149
Atbara, bridge over the, 8, 71, 95; cotton land, 121
BAKER, SIR BENJAMIN, his schemes for Nile irrigation, 140; his appointment on Sir Colin ScottMoncrieff's Commission, 1890, 143; modification of his design for Assuan dam, 144
Berber, 8, 59, 95, 121
Bernard, Col. E. E., Financial Secretary to Sudan Government, 55
Blue Nile. See Nile.
Blue Nile Province, 69
Boutros Pasha, murder of, 257, 288
CABINET MINISTERS, position of, 267, 268
Cairo, Egyptian War Office in, 53; climate of, 158, 169; shops in, 160; museum in, 168; first impressions of, 169; French influence on, 169-171; citadel of, 176; mosques of, 176; its position as the seat of the University of El-Azhar, 202; school for girls in, 306
Capitulations, the; not in force in the Sudan, 52; hampering effect of, in Egypt, 276; advantages of, before the Occupation, 277, 278; necessity for their modification to suit modern requirements, 280
Cassel, Sir Ernest, 144
Christianity, efforts at conversion of Mohammedans forbidden in most parts of the Sudan, 64, 65; its waning power in the East, 66, 297
Condominium, Anglo-Egyptian, 5, 25, 52
Consular Courts, 276-279


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