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The Resource Imagination of a monarchy : studies in Ptolemaic propaganda, R.A. Hazzard

Imagination of a monarchy : studies in Ptolemaic propaganda, R.A. Hazzard

Label
Imagination of a monarchy : studies in Ptolemaic propaganda
Title
Imagination of a monarchy
Title remainder
studies in Ptolemaic propaganda
Statement of responsibility
R.A. Hazzard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Scholars have long known that the Ptolemaic monarchy of Egypt underwent a transformation between 323 and 30 B.C. The queens of that dynasty started as subordinates of the kings but ended as their superiors. Exactly when and how this change occurred has proven problematic for modern scholars. R.A. Hazzard argues that this change was put in motion by Ptolemy II, who glorified his sister Arsinoe and made acceptable a civilian style of kingship based on piety towards his real and mythical ancestors. Ptolemy's support and elevation of his sister inspired the queens of the line to assert themselves at the expense of their male associates. The process culminated in the absolute rule of Kleopatra VII after 47 B.C." "Hazzard presents a clear argument based on the numismatic, epigraphical, papyrological, literary, and historical sources."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOTU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hazzard, R. A
Dewey number
932/.021
Index
index present
LC call number
DT92
LC item number
.H39 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Phoenix. Supplementary volume,
Series volume
  • 37 = Phoenix. Tome supplémentaire
  • 37
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monarchy
  • Propaganda, Egyptian
  • Queens
  • Queens
  • Ptolemaic dynasty
  • Egypt
Label
Imagination of a monarchy : studies in Ptolemaic propaganda, R.A. Hazzard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-200) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. When did Ptolemy II Style His Father as Ptolemaios Soter? -- The Chronological Question -- The Kleitarchan Apologetic -- 2. The Soter Era -- The Evidence and the Control Date -- The Technical Motive -- The Political Motive -- 3. The Nikouria Decree: A Hypothesis Explored -- Introduction -- A Look at the Old Arguments -- A Hypothesis Explored -- The Situation in 263 -- 4. The Grand Procession -- Introduction -- Kallixeinos' Date and Source -- The Pageant as Propaganda -- The Consequences of the Pageant -- 5. Arsinoe II and the Importance of Perception -- Arsinoe's Inglorious Career -- The Incestuous Marriage -- The Perspective of Ptolemy II -- Arsinoe's Role at Court -- The Scholarly Stand-off -- The Importance of Perception -- 6. Monarchy as Imagination: Propaganda and the Role of the Ptolemaic Queen -- Ptolemies I and II -- Ptolemy III Euergetes I and Berenike II -- Ptolemy IV Philopator and Arsinoe III -- Ptolemy V Epiphanes and Kleopatra I -- Ptolemy VI Philometor and Kleopatra II -- Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II and Kleopatra II -- Kleopatra III and Her Sons -- Berenike III and Ptolemy XI Alexander II -- Ptolemy XII Auletes and Keopatra Tryphaina -- Kleopatra VII and Her Male Associates -- A Summary -- App. 1. The Date and Purpose of the Marmor Parium -- App. 2. Ptolemaic Officials and SIG I.390 -- App. 3. A Dedication to Ptolemy IV Philopator -- App. 4. A Ptolemaic chronology to 105 BC
Control code
41347256
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 244 pages
Isbn
9780802043139
Lccn
00340501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Imagination of a monarchy : studies in Ptolemaic propaganda, R.A. Hazzard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-200) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. When did Ptolemy II Style His Father as Ptolemaios Soter? -- The Chronological Question -- The Kleitarchan Apologetic -- 2. The Soter Era -- The Evidence and the Control Date -- The Technical Motive -- The Political Motive -- 3. The Nikouria Decree: A Hypothesis Explored -- Introduction -- A Look at the Old Arguments -- A Hypothesis Explored -- The Situation in 263 -- 4. The Grand Procession -- Introduction -- Kallixeinos' Date and Source -- The Pageant as Propaganda -- The Consequences of the Pageant -- 5. Arsinoe II and the Importance of Perception -- Arsinoe's Inglorious Career -- The Incestuous Marriage -- The Perspective of Ptolemy II -- Arsinoe's Role at Court -- The Scholarly Stand-off -- The Importance of Perception -- 6. Monarchy as Imagination: Propaganda and the Role of the Ptolemaic Queen -- Ptolemies I and II -- Ptolemy III Euergetes I and Berenike II -- Ptolemy IV Philopator and Arsinoe III -- Ptolemy V Epiphanes and Kleopatra I -- Ptolemy VI Philometor and Kleopatra II -- Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II and Kleopatra II -- Kleopatra III and Her Sons -- Berenike III and Ptolemy XI Alexander II -- Ptolemy XII Auletes and Keopatra Tryphaina -- Kleopatra VII and Her Male Associates -- A Summary -- App. 1. The Date and Purpose of the Marmor Parium -- App. 2. Ptolemaic Officials and SIG I.390 -- App. 3. A Dedication to Ptolemy IV Philopator -- App. 4. A Ptolemaic chronology to 105 BC
Control code
41347256
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 244 pages
Isbn
9780802043139
Lccn
00340501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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