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The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander

Phiroze Vasunia - History - 2001 - 360 pages
The Egyptians mesmerized the ancient Greeks for scores of years. The Greek literature and art of the classical period are especially thick with representations of Egypt and ...
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Rituals in Ink: A Conference on Religion and Literary Production in Ancient ...

Alessandro Barchiesi, Jörg Rüpke, Susan A. Stephens - History - 2004 - 182 pages
In order to reconstruct ancient rituals we must rely on ancient texts. That is the premise of these eight papers which are taken from a conference held at Stanford University ...
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Seeing Double: Intercultural Poetics in Ptolemaic Alexandria

Susan A. Stephens - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 311 pages
When, in the third century B.C.E., the Ptolemies became rulers in Egypt, they found themselves not only kings of a Greek population but also pharaohs for the Egyptian people ...
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Callimachus in Context: From Plato to the Augustan Poets

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Susan A. Stephens - History - 2012 - 328 pages
New, provocative treatment of the Alexandrian poet Callimachus and his reception, approaching his work from four varied yet complementary angles.
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The Classics and Colonial India

Phiroze Vasunia - History - 2013 - 416 pages
Offering a unique cross-cultural study, this book provides a detailed account of the relationship between classical antiquity and the British colonial presence in India ...
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Ancient Greek Novels: The Fragments: Introduction, Text, Translation, and ...

Susan A. Stephens, John J. Winkler - History - 2014 - 558 pages
The recent discovery of fragments from such novels as Iolaos, Phoinikika, Sesonchosis, and Metiochos and Parthenope has dramatically increased the library catalogue of ancient ...
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