The Epigraphy Of Ptolemaic Egypt

Author: Alan Bowman
Editor: Oxford Studies in Ancient Docu
ISBN: 0198858221
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This collection of detailed studies of the epigraphical landscape of Ptolemaic Egypt explores the historical and cultural contexts of the surviving Greek and Greek/Egyptian bilingual and trilingual inscriptions as a complement to the Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions edition, in which the texts will be presented together for the first time.
The Epigraphy of Ptolemaic Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Alan Bowman, Charles Crowther
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Oxford Studies in Ancient Docu

This collection of detailed studies of the epigraphical landscape of Ptolemaic Egypt explores the historical and cultural contexts of the surviving Greek and Greek/Egyptian bilingual and trilingual inscriptions as a complement to the Corpus of Ptolemaic Inscriptions edition, in which the texts will be presented together for the first time.
The Epigraphy of Ptolemaic Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Alan Bowman, Charles Crowther
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Ptolemaic period in Egypt (332-30 BC) is one of the most well-documented periods of the Hellenistic age: in addition to the papyrological record there are more than 600 surviving Greek and Greek/Egyptian bilingual and trilingual inscriptions, ranging from massive public monuments, such as the Rosetta Stone, to small private
Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Mario C. D. Paganini
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book provides the first complete study of the documentation relevant to the gymnasium and gymnasial life in Egypt at the time of the Ptolemies, the longest reigning Hellenistic Royal House (323-30 BC). Paganini analyses the diffusion, characteristics, administration, and developments of the institution of the gymnasium in Ptolemaic Egypt
Hellenistic Alexandria: Celebrating 24 Centuries – Papers presented at the conference held on December 13–15 2017 at Acropolis Museum, Athens
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Christos S. Zerefos, Marianna V. Vardinoyannis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-28 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

This proceedings volume includes high-level dialogues and philosophical discussions between international experts on Hellenistic Alexandria. The goal was to celebrate the 24 centuries which have elapsed since its foundation and the beginning of the Library and the Museum of Alexandria.
Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Theodora Suk Fong Jim
Categories: Civilization, Classical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book investigates what it meant to be 'saved' and the underlying concept of soteria in ancient Greece. It challenges the prevailing assumption that soteria was a predominantly Christian concern, and demonstrates instead its centrality and significance in the relationship between the Greeks and their gods.