Egypt After the Pharaohs

Egypt After the Pharaohs : 332 B.C.-A.D.642

3.93 (30 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$11.77

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

The thousand years between Alexander the Great's invasion and the Arab conquest was a period of enormous change and vitality in the history of Egypt. The author has drawn from the many surviving papyrus texts to present a survey of the history, economy and social life of Egypt at the time.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 170 x 239mm | 623g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 144 colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
  • 0192821040
  • 9780192821041

Table of contents

The gift of the Nile; the ruling power; state and subject; poverty and prosperity; Greeks and Egyptians; gods, temples and churches; Alexandria, Queen of the Mediterranean. Appendices: the reigns of the Ptolemies; metrology and currency.show more

Rating details

30 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 33% (10)
4 33% (10)
3 30% (9)
2 0% (0)
1 3% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X