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The Oxford handbook of Roman Egypt

Author: Christina Riggs
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Roman Egypt is a critical area of interdisciplinary research, which has steadily expanded since the 1970s and continues to grow. Egypt played a pivotal role in the Roman empire, not only in terms of political, economic, and military strategies, but also as part of an intricate cultural discourse involving themes that resonate today - east and west, old world and new, acculturation and shifting identities, patterns  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Riggs
ISBN: 9780199571451 0199571457
OCLC Number: 815874468
Notes: Series statement from jacket flap.
Description: xxi, 791 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Land and State --
City, Town, and Chora --
People --
Religion --
Texts and Language --
Images and Objects --
Borders, Trade, and Tourism.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Roman Egypt
Responsibility: edited by Christina Riggs.
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This handbook, arranged in seven thematic sections, is unique in drawing together many different strands of research on Roman Egypt, in order to suggest both the state of knowledge in the field and  Read more...


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