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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Egypt,
  • Cities and towns, Ancient -- Rome

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 414-460) and indexes.

StatementRichard Alston.
LC ClassificationsHT114 .A53 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 479 p. :
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15511408M
ISBN 100415237017
LC Control Number2001019245

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  R. Alston, The City in Roman and Byzantine Egypt. London and New York: Routledge, Pp. xvi + ISBN £ Neville Morley (a1).   This chapter surveys constructions of ambiguous and illegitimate ritual in Christian sources from Roman and Byzantine Egypt, looking at monastic, Gnostic, ecclesiastical, and other materials. The chapter turns first to polemical constructions of mageia and pharmakeia as the practices of dangerous ‘others’ (e.g., Origen).Author: Jacques van der Vliet. Egypt Table of Contents. With the establishment of Roman rule by Emperor Augustus in 30 B.C., more than six centuries of Roman and Byzantine control began. Egypt again became the province of an empire, as it had been under the Persians and briefly under Alexander. Roman and Byzantine Egypt (30 bce– ce) Egypt as a province of Rome. “I added Egypt to the empire of the Roman people.” With these words the emperor Augustus (as Octavian was known from 27 bce) summarized the subjection of Cleopatra’s kingdom in the great inscription that records his achievements.

  Egypt in the period from the reign of the emperor Constantine to the Arab conquest was both a vital part of the Late Roman and Byzantine world, participating fully in the culture of its wider Mediterranean society, and a distinctive milieu, launched on a path to developing the Coptic Christian culture that we see fully only after the end of. Roman and Byzantine era. In the age of Augustus the Deltaic Babylon became a town of some importance, and was the headquarters of the three legions which ensured the obedience of Egypt. In the Notitia Imperii, Babylon is mentioned as the quarters of Legio XIII Gemina.(; Georg. Ravenn. etc.) Ruins of the town and fortress are still visible a little to the north of Fostat or Old Cairo Coordinates: 30°0′22″N 31°13′47″E / °N . This masterful history of the monumental architecture of Alexandria, as well as of the rest of Egypt, encompasses an entire millennium—from the city’s founding by Alexander the Great in B.C. to the years just after the Islamic conquest of A.D. Long considered lost beyond recall, the architecture of ancient Alexandria has until now remained mysterious.5/5(1). Richard Alston - The City in Roman and Byzantine Egypt, London-New York, Routledge, - на английски език, от Book Finder, формат PDF, файлът не е архивиран. Сваляне с ляв бутон (left bottom) от страницата на предоставящия сървър и след .