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|1910 10 Aug
||`Abdu'l-Bahá departs for Egypt, accompanied by two attendants, Mírzá Munír-i-Zayn and 'Abdu'l-Husayn. [BBRXXX; GPB280, AB134-135, Bahá'í News #12 16Oct1910 pg206]
- See the Message from the Universal House of Justice dated August 29, 2010.
- GPB280 says he departed in September. ABF indicates that it was the 29th of April, 1910.
- After one month in Port Said He embarks for Marseille but turns back to Alexandria owing to His health. In a letter to Munírih Khánum He stated that His intention was to proceed to America or South Africa. [GPB280, ABF5]
- He stays for a few days in the Victoria Hotel but then moves to a rented house in Ramleh, a suburb of Alexandria, where He stays for about one year. [GPB280, AB136]
- Early in May of 1911 he moves to Cairo and takes up residence in nearby Zaytún. [AB138]
- It was during this period that a sudden change occurred. Journalist who had previously been hostile towards Him took a new tone. [AB136]
- The Russian poet Isabel Grinevsky, the Oriental Secretary of the British Agency, Ronald Storrs, Lord Kitchener, George Zaydán, eminent writer and celebrated editor as well as clerics, aristocrats, administrators, parliamentarians, men of letters, journalists and publicists, Arabs, Turks and Persians all seek out His company and meet Him. This period could be considered the first public proclamation of the Faith. [MRHK348, AB136-139]
- See AB138-139 for a description of His triumphs during this period.