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  1. Material Aspects of Letter Writing in the Graeco-Roman World, 500 BC - AD 300

    Material Aspects of Letter Writing in the Graeco-Roman World, 500 BC - AD 300 [Hardback]

    Antonia Sarri (Author)

    £65.99

    ISBN: 9783110426946
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Letter writing was widespread in the Graeco-Roman world, as indicated by the large number of surviving letters and their extensive coverage of all social categories. Despite a large amount of work that has been done on the topic of ancient epistol... .... Learn More
  2. The Ptolemies, the Sea and the Nile: Studies in Waterborne Power

    The Ptolemies, the Sea and the Nile: Studies in Waterborne Power [Paperback]

    Kostas Buraselis (Editor); Mary Stefanou (Editor); Dorothy J. Thompson (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781108436663
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    With its emphasis on the dynasty's concern for control of the sea - both the Mediterranean and the Red Sea - and the Nile, this book offers a new and original perspective on Ptolemaic power in a key period of Hellenistic history. Within the develo... .... Learn More
  3. The Family in Roman Egypt: A Comparative Approach to Intergenerational Solidarity and Conflict

    The Family in Roman Egypt: A Comparative Approach to Intergenerational Solidarity and Conflict [Paperback]

    Sabine R. Huebner (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781108438698
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This study captures the dynamics of the everyday family life of the common people in Roman Egypt, a social strata that constituted the vast majority of any pre-modern society but rarely figures in ancient sources or in modern scholarship. The docu... .... Learn More
  4. Resurrection in Alexandria: The Painted Greco-Roman Tombs of Kom Al-Shuqafa

    Resurrection in Alexandria: The Painted Greco-Roman Tombs of Kom Al-Shuqafa [Hardback]

    Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets (Author); Andre Pelle (Author); Mervat Seif El-Din (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789774168291
    Published by : American University in Cairo Press
    In the Greco-Roman catacombs of Alexandria, uniquely decorated tombs from the time when religious boundaries blurred and syncretistic beliefs flourished have long been known. But it was only in 1993 that researchers discovered faint traces of pain... .... Learn More
  5. Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt

    Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt [Hardback]

    Ryan McConnell (Author)

    £54.95

    ISBN: 9780472130382
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Series: New Texts from Ancient Cultures
    Papyrologists and historians have taken a lively interest in the Apion family (fifth to seventh centuries CE), which rose from local prominence in rural Middle Egypt to become one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in the Eastern Roman E... .... Learn More
  6. Roman Geographies of the Nile

    Roman Geographies of the Nile: From the Late Republic to the Early Empire [Hardback]

    Andrew Merrills (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107177284
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The River Nile fascinated the Romans and appeared in maps, written descriptions, texts, poems and paintings of the developing empire. Tantalised by the unique status of the river, explorers were sent to find the sources of the Nile, while natural ... .... Learn More
  7. JJP 45 (2015) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP 45 (2015) Journal of Juristic Papyrology [Hardback]

    Jakub Urbanik (Editor); Thomasz Derda (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 5550158729
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Journal
    Volume: 45
    The texts offered for the Jubilee of Professor Maria Zabłocka, who for a long time was the Director of the Chair of Roman and Antique Law of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw .... Learn More
  8. Honor Among Thieves

    Honor Among Thieves: Craftsmen, Merchants and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt [Hardback]

    Philip F. Venticinque (Author)

    £63.95

    ISBN: 9780472130160
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Philip F. Venticinque's new volume examines associations of craftsmen inthe framework of ancient economics and transaction costs. Scholars havelong viewed such associations primarily as social or religious groupsthat provided mutual support, prope... .... Learn More
  9. Houses in Graeco-Roman Egypt

    Houses in Graeco-Roman Egypt [Paperback]

    Youssri Ezzat Hussein (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9781784914370
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This book examines different forms of ritual activities performed in houses of Graeco- Roman Egypt. It draws on the rich archaeological record of rural housing and evidence from literature or papyrological references to both urban and rural housin... .... Learn More
  10. From Alexander to the Theoi Adelphoi: Foundation and Legitimation of a Dynasty (Studia Hellenistica)

    From Alexander to the Theoi Adelphoi: Foundation and Legitimation of a Dynasty (Studia Hellenistica) [Paperback]

    S. G. Caneva (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9789042932890
    Published by : Peeters Press
    This book explores the rise of the concept of dynastic continuity in the Ptolemaic kingdom from political, cultural and sociological perspectives, focusing on the first century of Macedonian rule in Egypt, from Alexander's conquest to the early ye... .... Learn More

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