Egypt

A History of Egypt under Roman Rule by J. Grafton Milne

By J. Grafton Milne

Show description

Read or Download A History of Egypt under Roman Rule PDF

Similar egypt books

Reflections of Osiris: Lives from Ancient Egypt

Spanning greater than millennia, Reflections of Osiris opens a small window right into a undying global, shooting the flavour of lifestyles in old Egypt via brilliant profiles of 11 real humans and the god Osiris. the various figures profiled listed here are recognized. Ray discusses Imhotep, whom he calls "Egypt's Leonardo"--the royal architect of the Step Pyramid, excessive priest of the solar cult, and a guy of significant scientific ability.

The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies)

Muslim preaching has been critical in forming public opinion, development grassroots firms, and constructing management cadres for the broader Islamist time table. in accordance with in-depth box examine in Egypt, Patrick Gaffney specializes in the preacher and the sermon because the unmarried most vital medium for propounding the message of Islam.

Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a finished remedy of this old country's background coupled with an exploration of the country at the present time. prepared through large subject matters, the ebook offers an summary of Ethiopia's actual and human geography, its heritage, its process of presidency, and the current financial scenario. however the e-book additionally provides an image of latest society and tradition and of the Ethiopian humans.

Writing on the Wall: The Architectural Context of Late Assyrian Palace

It truly is too frequently forgotten that each Assyrian "historical" inscription functioned in a really particular context. This context inspired its content material and how during which it was once perceived by way of historic audience and readers. Russell's aim is to deal with the reconstruction of the context of those inscriptions for you to elucidate their unique impression.

Extra resources for A History of Egypt under Roman Rule

Example text

A. ( ) He was naturally received in great state by the Alexandrians, who had not been favoured with the sight of a Roman emperor since the departure of 1(>)S after his conquest, and must have felt how greatly the position of their city was changed from that which it held in the days when it was the home So Vespasian found himself of the kings of Egypt. A blind man, and one with a treated as a god. withered hand, came to him to be healed, in accordance with advice which they said they had received from Sarapis and the report went abroad that he succeeded in restoring them, the one by spitting upon his eyelids, the other by trampling upon him.

114 of self-government. Arsinoe/ > Ilerakleopolis/ ) 115 ) ^ lli ^ are known and Hermopolis/ Oxyrhynchos r but instances, a archons in the office doubtless every other metropolis of At Thebes H7 also there were the time of Hadrian in this case, however, nome had its senate. ( ) ; was probably a one, religious hereditary, and the political importance of the second century was extremely small. as it was Thebes in 25. So far as can be ascertained from the scanty evidence, the reorganisation of Egypt, which took place at the end of the third century, under Diocletian, effected more change in the titles than in the actual duties of the officials concerned in the government.

Likely to Alexandria: Ruins of the Gymnasium. ) (Ainslio, Views have any great weight with Caligula in in the actual decision of the case, as the riots had "arisen over the question of his own deification, and the had been punished ii. The Jews for opposing his wishes. precautions tal^en tion of Flaccus serve to ^ in effecting the deporta- the strong position held by a prefect of Egypt. JA centurion "was specially despatched from Rome wijth a cohort of soldiers, and, on approaching Alexandria], waited till night fell before sjhow JEWISH REPRISALS He then hurried to suprise the prefect before any news of the arrival of the Roman vessel could reach him, arrested him at a supper party, he entered the harbour.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.23 of 5 – based on 40 votes