Ptolemy I and the Transformation of Egypt, 404-282 BCE

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Paul McKechnie, Jennifer A. Cromwell
BRILL, Jun 7, 2018 - History - 260 pages
Seven studies document the transformation of Egypt through the dynamic fourth century, and the inauguration of the Ptolemaic state. After Alexander the Great, Ptolemy son of Lagus established himself as ruler. Continuity and change marked the Egyptian-Greek encounter.
 

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Contents

Introduction McKechnie
1
Continuity and Change Thompson
6
The Fight for Egypt McKechnie
27
Chapter 3 Soter and the Calendars Bennett
46
Chapter 4 The Role of Coinage in the Political Economy of Fourth Century Egypt Colburn
70
Chapter 5 Pharaoh and Temple Building in the Fourth Century BCE MinasNerpel
120
A Reassessment Ockinga
166
Cremation in Context Landvatter
199
Index of Names and Subjects
235
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