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The Resource Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE, edited by Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell

Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE, edited by Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell

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Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE
Title
Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Amyrtaeus, only pharaoh of the Twenty-eighth Dynasty, shook off the shackles of Persian rule in 404 BCE; a little over seventy years later, Ptolemy son of Lagus started the 'Greek millennium' (J.G. Manning's phrase) in Egypt-living long enough to leave a powerful kingdom to his youngest son, Ptolemy II, in 282.0In this book, expert studies document the transformation of Egypt through the dynamic fourth century, and the inauguration of the Ptolemaic state. Ptolemy built up his position as ruler subtly and steadily. Continuity and change marked the Egyptian-Greek encounter. The calendar, the economy and coinage, the temples, all took on new directions. In the great new city of Alexandria, the settlers' burial customs had their own story to tell
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
932/.021
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT92.P7
LC item number
P85 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKechnie, Paul
  • Cromwell, Jennifer
Series statement
Mnemosyne supplements, History and archaeology of classical antiquity
Series volume
volume 415
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  • Ptolemy
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Ptolemy
  • Egypt
Label
Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE, edited by Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The role of coinage in the political economy of fourth century Egypt
  • Henry P. Colburn
  • Pharaoh and temple-building in the fourth century BCE
  • Martina Minas-Nerpel
  • The Satrap Stele of Ptolemy: a reassessment
  • Boyo G. Ockinga
  • Cremation and cross-cultural interaction in early Ptolemaic Alexandria: cremation in context
  • Thomas Landvatter
  • Introduction
  • Paul McKechnie
  • Ptolemy I in Egypt: continuity and change
  • Dorothy J. Thompson
  • The Greek wars: the fight for Egypt
  • Paul McKechnie
  • Soter and the calendars
  • Chris Bennett
Control code
1028823188
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 247 pages
Isbn
9789004366961
Lccn
2018016199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1028823188
Label
Ptolemy I and the transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE, edited by Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The role of coinage in the political economy of fourth century Egypt
  • Henry P. Colburn
  • Pharaoh and temple-building in the fourth century BCE
  • Martina Minas-Nerpel
  • The Satrap Stele of Ptolemy: a reassessment
  • Boyo G. Ockinga
  • Cremation and cross-cultural interaction in early Ptolemaic Alexandria: cremation in context
  • Thomas Landvatter
  • Introduction
  • Paul McKechnie
  • Ptolemy I in Egypt: continuity and change
  • Dorothy J. Thompson
  • The Greek wars: the fight for Egypt
  • Paul McKechnie
  • Soter and the calendars
  • Chris Bennett
Control code
1028823188
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 247 pages
Isbn
9789004366961
Lccn
2018016199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1028823188

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