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A companion to Greco-Roman and late antique Egypt

A companion to Greco-Roman and late antique Egypt
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ISBN 1118428471 (hbk.)
9781118428474 (hbk.)
Title A companion to Greco-Roman and late antique Egypt / edited by Katelijn Vandorpe
Publisher Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019
Physical desc. xxxvi, 751 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Blackwell companions to the ancient world
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1: Greco-Roman Egypt explored. Unique sources in an unusual setting / Arthur Verhoogt -- Modern scholars at work in a digital and multidisciplinary setting / Mark Depauw and Dorota Dzierzbicka -- Part 2: Egypt as part of a globalizing world. The Last Pharaohs: the Ptolemaic dynasty and the Hellenistic world / Anne-Emanuelle Veïsse -- A Roman province in the Eastern Mediterranean / Tomasz Derda -- Egypt in the Byzantine world / Cornelia Römer -- Life portraits: royals and people in a globalizing world / Alexander Meeus -- Part 3: Governing a country with a past: between tradition and innovation. The Ptolemaic governmental branches and the role of temples and elite groups / Joseph G. Manning -- The branches of Roman and Byzantine government and the role of cities, church and elite groups / Thomas Kruse -- Policymakers in a changing world / Bernard Legras -- Taxation and fiscal reforms / Andrew Monson -- Security and border policy: army and police / Christelle Fischer-Bovet and Patrick Sänger -- Immigration, globalization and the impact on private law: the case of legal documents / Uri Yiftach and Katelijn Vandorpe -- Life portraits: people and their everyday papers in a bureaucratic society / Sofie Waebens -- Part 4: Developing the economic strength of the Nile country. Monetization of the countryside / Sitta von Reden -- Stimuli for irrigation, agriculture and quarrying / Colin Adams -- Economic growth and the exploitation of land / Peter van Minnen -- Life portraits: people at work / Katelijn Vandorpe -- Part 5: Identity in a multicultural environment. Social identity and upward mobility: Elite groups, lower classes, and slaves / Sandra Scheuble-Reiter and Silvia Bussi -- Ethnic identity: Egyptians, Greeks and Romans / Willy Clarysse -- Ethnic minority groups / Sylvie Honigman -- Family and life cycle transitions / Jane Rowlandson and Sandra Lippert -- Gender issues: women to the fore / Maren Schentuleit -- Cultural identity: housing and burial practices Anna / Lucille Boozer -- A sound body and mind / Amin Benaissa and Sofie Remijsen -- Life portraits: people of a multicultural generation / Yanne Broux -- Part 6: Traditional religious life challenged. Cults, creeds and clergy in a multicultural context / Katelijn Vandorpe and Willy Clarysse -- A successful ruler and imperial cult / Stefan Pfeiffer -- New deities and new habits / Franziska Naether -- Egypt’s role in the rise of Christianity, monasticism, and regional schisms / Macolm Choat -- Life portraits: people in worship / Gwen Jennes -- Part 7: Creative minds in theory and praxis. Languages, scripts, literature, and bridges between cultures / Sofia Torallas Tovar and Marja Vierros -- Encounters between Greek and Egyptian science / Sydney H. Aufrère and Marie-Hélène Marganne -- New architectural practices and urbanism / Bérangère Redon -- Creativity in visual arts / Martina Minas-Nerpel -- Part 8: Epilogue. The people of Greco-Roman Egypt: quality of life / Valérie Wyns and Katelijn Vandorpe -- Egypt’s specificity and impact on Hellenistic history / Brian McGing -- Egypt’s specificity and impact on Roman history / Michael A. Speidel -- New Testament Studies / John S. Kloppenborg -- New voices and new challenges / Rodney Ast.
Subject Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.
Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D.
Added name(s) Vandorpe, Katelijn
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