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Alexandria [electronic resource] : a cultural and religious melting pot / edited by George Hinge and Jens A. Krasilnikoff.

Contributor(s): Hinge, George | Krasilnikoff, Jens A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Aarhus studies in Mediterranean antiquity: 9.Publisher: Aarhus : Aarhus University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (176 p.) ill.ISBN: 8779347452 (electronic bk.); 9788779347458 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Alexandria (Egypt) -- History | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Intellectual life | Alexandria (Egypt) -- Religion | Alexandria | HISTORY / Middle East / EgyptGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 962 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / George Hinge and Jens A. Krasilnikoff -- Alexandria as place : tempo-spatial traits of royal ideology in early Ptolemaic Egypt / Jens A. Krasilnikoff -- Theatrical fiction and visual bilingualism in the monumental tombs of Ptolemaic Alexandria / Marjorie Susan Venit -- Language and race : Theocritus and the Koine identity of Ptolemaic Egypt / George Hinge -- Homeric scholarship in Alexandria / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Philo as a polemist and a political apologist : an investigation of his two historical treatises Against Flaccus and The Embassy to Gaius / Per Bilde -- Alexandrian Judaism : rethinking a problematic cultural category / Anders Klostergaard Petersen -- From school to patriarchate : aspects on the Christianisation of Alexandria / Samuel Rubenson -- Religious conflict in Late Antique Alexandria : Christian responses to "pagan" statues in the fourth and fifth centuries CE / Troels Myrup Kristensen.
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Introduction / George Hinge and Jens A. Krasilnikoff -- Alexandria as place : tempo-spatial traits of royal ideology in early Ptolemaic Egypt / Jens A. Krasilnikoff -- Theatrical fiction and visual bilingualism in the monumental tombs of Ptolemaic Alexandria / Marjorie Susan Venit -- Language and race : Theocritus and the Koine identity of Ptolemaic Egypt / George Hinge -- Homeric scholarship in Alexandria / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Philo as a polemist and a political apologist : an investigation of his two historical treatises Against Flaccus and The Embassy to Gaius / Per Bilde -- Alexandrian Judaism : rethinking a problematic cultural category / Anders Klostergaard Petersen -- From school to patriarchate : aspects on the Christianisation of Alexandria / Samuel Rubenson -- Religious conflict in Late Antique Alexandria : Christian responses to "pagan" statues in the fourth and fifth centuries CE / Troels Myrup Kristensen.

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