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Hellenistic Egypt : monarchy, society, economy, culture

Author: Jean Bingen; Roger S Bagnall
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
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This book sums up a lifetime of Jean Bingen's work on understanding how this state and its monarchy were created and sustained, how Greeks and Egyptians formed separate and yet connected parts of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bingen; Roger S Bagnall
ISBN: 0748615784 9780748615780 9780748615797 0748615792
OCLC Number: 638086490
Description: 305 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Table of Contents; Original Sources of Chapters; List of illustrations; Glossary; Maps; Foreword; Introduction; Part I: The Monarchy; 1. Ptolemy I and the quest for legitimacy; 2. Ptolemy III and Philae: snapshot of a reign, a temple, and a cult; 3. The dynastic politics of Cleopatra VII; 4. Cleopatra VII Philopatris; 5. Cleopatra, the diadem and the image; Part II: The Greeks; 6. The Thracians in Ptolemaic Egypt; 7. The Ptolemaic papyri and the Achaean diaspora; 8. The Greek presence and the Ptolemaic rural setting;; 9. The urban milieu in the Egyptian countryside during the Ptolemaic period; 10. Kerkeosiris and its Greeks in the second century; 11. The cavalry settlers of the Herakleopolite in the first century; 12. Two royal ordinances of the first century and the Alexandrians; Part III: The Royal Economy; 13. The Revenue Laws Papyrus: Greek tradition and Hellenistic adaptation; 14. The structural tensions of Ptolemaic society; 15. The third-century land leases from Tholthis; Part IV: Greeks and Egyptians; 16. Greek economy and Egyptian society in the third century; 17. Greeks and Egyptians in PSI V 502; 18. Graeco-Roman Egypt and the question of cultural interaction; 19. Normality and distinctiveness in the epigraphy of Greek and Roman Egypt; Conclusion; Bibliography; General index and index of passages discussed.
Responsibility: Jean Bingen ; ed ; with an introduction by Roger S. Bagnall.


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