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By Günther Hölbl

ISBN-10: 0415201454

ISBN-13: 9780415201452

ISBN-10: 0415234891

ISBN-13: 9780415234894

This compelling narrative presents the one entire advisor in English to the increase and decline of Ptolemaic rule in Egypt over 3 centuries - from the dying of Alexander in 323 BC to the tragic deaths of Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC.
The skilful integration of fabric from an unlimited array of resources permits the reader to track the political and spiritual improvement of 1 of the main robust empires of the traditional jap Mediterranean. It indicates how the luck of the Ptolemies was once due partly to their adoption of many good points of the Egyptian Pharaohs who preceded them - their deification and investment of cults and temples all through Egypt.

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