Counting the People in Hellenistic Egypt: Volume 2, Historical Studies

Counting the People in Hellenistic Egypt: Volume 2, Historical Studies

by Willy Clarysse, Dorothy J. Thompson
     
 

Important study of the economic and social history of Ptolemaic Egypt, based on the salt-tax registers of P. Count.See more details below

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Important study of the economic and social history of Ptolemaic Egypt, based on the salt-tax registers of P. Count.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521838399
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge Classical Studies
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Ptolemies, taxes and papyri; 2. The census; 3. The salt-tax and other taxes; 4. Settlement in the Fayum; 5. The people counted; 6. Counting the animals; 7. Family matters; 8. Naming the people; 9. Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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