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Currency in Roman and Byzantine Egypt

Louis C. West

Currency in Roman and Byzantine Egypt

by Louis C. West

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Published by A.M. Hakkert in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coinage -- Egypt,
  • Money -- Egypt

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Louis C. West and Allan Chester Johnson.
    ContributionsJohnson, Allan Chester, 1881-1955.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG237 W38 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14698535M

    The first book on your list, Fourteen Byzantine Rulers by Michael Psellus, is an autobiographical history. What made you choose this work? I decided that it was very important to have a book by a Byzantine, because you get a much stronger sense of the culture and the atmosphere of Byzantium by reading what an individual who lived then wrote. Covering Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt, this work deals with issues of historical and papyrological method: the restoration of papyrus texts, the direction of archaeological work in Egypt, economic models for Roman Egypt, the usefulness of postcolonial theory, and approaches to the literary tradition for the Library of Alexandria. #HappyReading.

    About this Item: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The period of Egyptian history from its rule by the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty to its incorporation into the Roman and Byzantine empires has left a wealth of evidence for the lives of ordinary men and women. "This book tells the story of the Byzantine Empire from its beginnings to the emergence of its only European rival, the Holy Roman Empire, with the coronation of Charlemagne on Christmas Day AD /5.

    After the official division of the Roman Empire following the death of Theodosius in ad , Egypt became part of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire. Egypt played an integral role in the Muslim world after the Arab conquest by 'Amr ibn-al-'As in – As a province, Egypt was ruled by a prefect instead of the traditional senatorial governor of other Roman prefect was a man of equestrian rank and was appointed by the Emperor. The first prefect of Aegyptus, Gaius Cornelius Gallus, brought Upper Egypt under Roman control by force of arms, and established a protectorate over the southern frontier district, which had been abandoned Capital: Alexandria.


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