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Hellenistic Egypt

Jean Bingen

Hellenistic Egypt

monarchy, society, economy, culture

by Jean Bingen

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ptolemaic dynasty, 305-30 B.C.,
  • Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- Greek influences.,
  • Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJean Bingen ; edited with an introduction by Roger S. Bagnall.
    ContributionsBagnall, Roger S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT92 .B53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19224403M
    ISBN 100748615792, 0748615784
    ISBN 109780748615797, 9780748615780


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Hellenistic Egypt was a society created by Macedonian rule of the Hellenistic Egypt book civilisation of Egypt. It is framed by Alexander the Great at one end and Cleopatra VII at the other. This book sums up a lifetime of Jean Bingen’s work on understanding how this state and its monarchy were created and sustained, how Greeks and Egyptians formed Author: Jean Bingen.

After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic Egypt book world, attracting men and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area. In this cosmopolitan and mobile society, Greek women of the ruling class had unprecedented opportunities and were able to employ some of the legal freedoms enjoyed by their Egyptian by:   Hellenistic Egypt brings together for the first time the Hellenistic Egypt book of the preeminent historian, papyrologist, and epigraphist Jean Bingen.

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until its/5(6). Offering unparalleled scope, A Companion to Hellenistic Egypt book Literature in 30 newly commissioned essays explores the social and intellectual contexts of literature production in the Hellenistic period, and examines the relationship between Hellenistic and earlier literature.

Hellenistic Egypt book Provides a wide ranging critical examination of Hellenistic literature, including the works of well-respected poets. Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture [Jean Bingen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Hellenistic Egypt book Bingen, Jean. Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy Cited by: 5. The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ ˌ t ɒ l ə ˈ m eɪ. ɪ k /; Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, Ptolemaïkḕ Basileía) [1] was a Hellenistic kingdom in was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty that Ptolemy I Soter founded after the death of Alexander the Great in BC—which ended with the death of Hellenistic Egypt book VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC.

The Ptolemaic Kingdom was founded. Hellenistic Egypt brings together for the first time the writings of the preeminent historian, papyrologist, and epigraphist Jean Bingen.

These essays, first published by Bingen from tomake a distinctive contribution to the historiography of Hellenistic Egypt, a period Hellenistic Egypt book ancient Egypt extending from its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C. until its annexation as a province. After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic world, attracting Hellenistic Egypt book and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area.

In this cosmopolitan and mobile society, Greek women of the ruling class had unprecedented opportunities and were able to employ some of the legal freedoms enjoyed by their Egyptian evidence from a wide array of sources. Women in Hellenistic Egypt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Hellenistic Egypt book its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the /5(19). Hellenistic Egypt was a society created by Macedonian rule of the ancient civilisation of Hellenistic Egypt book.

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Essay. The Arc of Egyptian and Greek Interaction Hellenistic Egypt book the First Millennium Preludes to Greek presence in Egypt are seen in the land reclamation and settlement of the western Delta beginning in the Third Intermediate Period and the new prominence of that area with the capital of Dynasty Hellenistic Egypt book at Sais.

From the seventh century B.C., Egyptian rulers encouraged a flourishing Mediterranean trade. After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic world, attracting men and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area. In this cosmopolitan and Hellenistic Egypt book society, Greek women of the ruling class had unprecedented opportunities and were able to employ some of the legal freedoms enjoyed by their Egyptian counterparts.

Again, though, these are minor gripes. We should be grateful to B and Bagnall for Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture, a book that will doubtless prove encouraging and inspirational reading for future generations of scholars of Hellenistic Egypt.

B shines forth from these pages as a trailblazer and a revisionist, a man well Author: John Bauschatz. "A Companion to the Hellenistic World is admirable and very enjoyable, and shows clearly how progress has been made in this subject in recent years.

Andrew Erskine has brought together some of the very best historians now working on the period and they have produced as exciting a collection of essays as he could possibly have hoped for.". This book is an important contribution to the literature on Hellenistic and Roman Egypt.

In this one volume, researchers have easy access to a complete set of valuable articles by one of the most important scholars in the field.

It deserves to be read widely by Classical scholars, Byzantinists, Roman historians and those working on related. Hellenistic Egypt - by Jean Bingen March We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

General Overviews. Bowman provides a historical and cultural overview of the Hellenistic and Roman periods (and beyond) in Egypt, while Bagnall and Rathbone describes the major archaeological sites. For the Hellenistic period in particular, Chauveau is an accessible introductory text, Hölbl and Huss are excellent histories, and Manning (cited under Ptolemaic.

“Posidippus’s Poetry Book: Where Macedon Meets Egypt.” In Ancient Alexandria Between Egypt and Greece, edited by W. Harris and G. Ruffini, 64– Leiden and Boston: Brill. Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Strootman, R. Courts and Elites in the Hellenistic Empires: The Near East after the Achaemenids, c.

to Hellenistic Egypt brings together for the first time the writings of the preeminent historian, papyrologist, and epigraphist Jean Bingen. These essays, first published by Bingen from to, make a distinctive contribution to the historiography of Hellenistic Egypt, a period in ancient Egypt extending from its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C.

until its annexation as a province. After the Late Period, Ancient Egypt was conquered by Alexander the Great in B.C. During this time, Greek culture was at the peak of its influence throughout Asia and Europe. It was also considered a time of cultural decline in comparison to Classical Greece.

Hellenistic Period of. Exploring Hellenistic Egypt. With a new book out on the history of armies in ancient Egypt, Christelle Fischer-Bovet of classics will continue her research on the Ptolemaic dynasty with the support of two prestigious fellowships. By Michelle Boston - Aug COVID Resources.

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Hellenistic Culture a term that is used chronologically to refer to the culture of the Hellenistic age and typologically to refer to the culture that resulted from the interaction of Greek (Hellenic) and local elements. If a typological approach is used, the chronological and geographic boundaries of Hellenistic culture are expanded to such a degree.

The Hellenistic Period is a part of the Ancient Period for the European and Near Asian space. The use of this period is justified by the extent of the Hellenic culture in most of these areas, due to the Greek political presence especially in Asia after Alexander's conquests, but also to a new wave of Greek consequence, the Hellenistic Period is usually accepted to begin in Author: Antoine Simonin.

Book Description. This second collection by Roger Bagnall brings together a further two dozen of his studies, this time covering Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, published over the last thirty years. One of the oldest surviving fragments of Euclid's Elements, found at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, and dated to circa AD The diagram accompanies Book II, Proposition 5.

In Ptolemaic Egypt, the Hellenistic Egyptian mathematician Euclid (c. BC) is an early example of the format still used in mathematics today, definition, axiom, theorem, proof. He also studied conics. It is seen in some of the Apocrypha and in the writings of the Hellenistic Jews in Egypt (Cheyne, "Origin and Religious Contents of the Psalter," pp.

et seq.). The Greek words in Daniel prove nothing, as that book is generally conceded to be of Maccabean origin. Reaction Against Hellenic Influence. Book copying and book-sellers in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. The great quantities of Roman Period papyri discovered at Oxyrhynchus include several accounts and letters referring to the book-trade, and reveal the market for literary manuscripts, not previously.

Hellenistic and Roman Egypt by Roger S. Bagnall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Hellenistic Period ( – 30 BCE) • Begins after the death of Alexander the Great ( BCE); lasts through the defeat of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony by the Romans at the Battle of Actium (30 BCE) • Relate the influence on Greek architecture as a result of the expansion of the Greek Size: 2MB.

In conclusion, we have observed Egypt in the Hellenistic civilization with many details, dwelling not only the period of its prosperity, but also observing the period of its decline.

It was proved that Ptolemaic Egypt was a specific kind of society with two faces, one face was Egyptian, while the other Greek. Hellenistic Egypt can be used as a supplemental text in university classes on Egyptian, Greek, or Roman history, as well as in Classics and Middle Eastern Studies courses.

It is also a 'must' read book for scholars and general readers alike with an interest in Hellenistic Egypt. Cleopatra: A Hellenistic Ruler of Egypt 3 March She is undoubtedly one of the most famous persons of her time and there is a huge amount of evidence to.

February 5 and 6, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco Alexander conquered the vast Persian Empire and founded Alexandria before dying in his 33rd year, in BCE. In the aftermath, Greek literature, learning, and art intermingled with Egyptian, Iranian, Babylonian, and Hebrew cultures.

Nowhere did this convergence of cultures emerge more dramatically than in Alexandria, [ ]. The third era of ancient Greek history was the Hellenistic Age when the Greek language and culture spread throughout the Mediterranean world.

Typically, historians start the Hellenistic Age with the death of Alexander, whose empire spread from India to Africa, in follows the Classical Age and precedes the incorporation of the Greek empire within the Roman empire in B.C. (31 B.C. Hellenistic Egypt ( BC - 30 BC) was a sophisticated, rich and fertile country whose history is intimately bound up with the history of the Mediterranean as a whole.

Yet large parts of it remain relatively obscure. New evidence, particularly from papyri, is frequently discovered and Jean Bingen has been a leading interpreter of this evidence during a career spanning six decades.

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This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's online version of the same : ACLS Humanities E-Book.Ebook nineteen chapters of this book cover a wide variety of topics concerned with the Macedonian monarchy of the Ebook, which ruled Egypt after Alexander the Great until the Roman empire, and which rested on military control based on a Greek and Macedonian military force settled on the land.

The first five chapters examine ways in which Ptolemy I, Ptolemy III, and Cleopatra VII sought.