Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt: Case Studies in the Social History of the Hellenistic World / Edition 2

Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt: Case Studies in the Social History of the Hellenistic World / Edition 2

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by Naphtali Lewis
     
 

This is a reprint of Naphtali Lewis' important book on the uses of papyrus records reconstructing life in ancient Egypt. Published in 1986, the first edition of Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt complemented 'Life in Egypt under Roman Rule' (reprinted in 1999 as 'Classics in Papyrology 1') by providing a perspective on the earlier period.See more details below

Overview

This is a reprint of Naphtali Lewis' important book on the uses of papyrus records reconstructing life in ancient Egypt. Published in 1986, the first edition of Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt complemented 'Life in Egypt under Roman Rule' (reprinted in 1999 as 'Classics in Papyrology 1') by providing a perspective on the earlier period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780970059123
Publisher:
American Society of Papyrologists
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Classics In Papyrology Series
Pages:
182
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Plates
Prefactory Notes
Introduction1
1The Backdrop: Eldorado on the Nile8
2The Engineer Kleon37
3Nikanor and Other Bankers46
4The Strategos Diophanes56
5The Recluse Ptolemaios69
6A Greek Stationed among Egyptians: Cavalry Officer Dryton and his Family88
7Upward Mobility in the Civil Service: Menkhes, Village Clerk104
8Upward Mobility in the Military Services: Dionysios Son of Kephalas; Peteharsemtheus Son of Panebkhounis124
Epilogue153
Glossary157
Notes159
Maps173
Description of Plates178
Indexes181

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