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Ancient Alexandria between Egypt and Greece [electronic resource] / edited by W.V. Harris and Giovanni Ruffini.

Contributor(s): Harris, William V. (William Vernon) | Ruffini, Giovanni, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Columbia studies in the classical tradition: v. 26.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 296 p., [32] p. of plates) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781429429115 (electronic bk.); 1429429119 (electronic bk.); 9789004141056 (alk. paper); 9004141057 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Alexandria (Egypt) -- History -- Congresses | Egypt -- History -- Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D. -- Congresses | Alexandria (Egypt) -- History | Egypt -- History -- Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D | Alexandrie (�Egypte) -- Histoire -- Congr�es | �Egypte -- Histoire -- 332 av. J.-C.-640 (P�eriode gr�eco-romaine) -- Congr�es | HISTORY -- Ancient | Culturele betrekkingen | Hellenisme | Alexandria (egito) (hist�oria) | Egito ptolomaico | Alexandria | Geschichte 332 v. Chr.-640Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ancient Alexandria between Egypt and Greece.DDC classification: 932 Other classification: 15.51 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Creating a metropolis : a comparative demographic perspective / Walter Scheidel -- Egyptian elite self-presentation in the context of Ptolemaic rule / John Baines -- Posidippus' poetry book : where Macedon meets Egypt / Susan Stephens -- Realismo ed eclettismo nell'arte alessandrina / Nicola Bonacasa -- Les hi�erothytes alexandrins : une magistrature grecque dans la capitale lagide / Fabienne Burkhalter -- The oikos of Alexandria / Livia Capponi -- Portrayals of the wise and virtuous in Alexandrian Jewish works : Jews' perceptions of themselves and others / Ellen Birnbaum -- Alexandria and middle Egypt : some aspects of social and economic contacts under Roman rule / Mohammed Abd-el-Ghani -- Galen's Alexandria / Heinrich von Staden -- Hellenism and opposition to Christianity in Alexandria / Christopher Haas -- Some unpublished wax figurines from Upper Egypt / Mona Haggag -- Late antique pagan networks from Athens to the Thebaid / Biovanni Ruffini -- The island of Pharos in myth and history / Mostaga el-Abbadi.
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"In their original forms, the papers were almost all written for a conference entitled, Alexandria between Egypt and Greece, that was organized by the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia on October 11th and 12th, 2002"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-289) and indexes.

Articles chiefly in English; one article each in French and Italian.

Creating a metropolis : a comparative demographic perspective / Walter Scheidel -- Egyptian elite self-presentation in the context of Ptolemaic rule / John Baines -- Posidippus' poetry book : where Macedon meets Egypt / Susan Stephens -- Realismo ed eclettismo nell'arte alessandrina / Nicola Bonacasa -- Les hi�erothytes alexandrins : une magistrature grecque dans la capitale lagide / Fabienne Burkhalter -- The oikos of Alexandria / Livia Capponi -- Portrayals of the wise and virtuous in Alexandrian Jewish works : Jews' perceptions of themselves and others / Ellen Birnbaum -- Alexandria and middle Egypt : some aspects of social and economic contacts under Roman rule / Mohammed Abd-el-Ghani -- Galen's Alexandria / Heinrich von Staden -- Hellenism and opposition to Christianity in Alexandria / Christopher Haas -- Some unpublished wax figurines from Upper Egypt / Mona Haggag -- Late antique pagan networks from Athens to the Thebaid / Biovanni Ruffini -- The island of Pharos in myth and history / Mostaga el-Abbadi.

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