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30s BC Disestablishments - 30 BC Disestablishments, 33 BC Disestablishments, Second Triumvirate, Ptolemaic Kingdom (Paperback) Loot Price: R315
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30s BC Disestablishments - 30 BC Disestablishments, 33 BC Disestablishments, Second Triumvirate, Ptolemaic Kingdom (Paperback):...

30s BC Disestablishments - 30 BC Disestablishments, 33 BC Disestablishments, Second Triumvirate, Ptolemaic Kingdom (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: item Ptolemak Basilea Ptolemaic Kingdom item Ptolemaic Kingdom, in blue. item Capital: Alexandria item Language(s): Greek, Egyptian item Religion: Ancient Greek religion, Ancient Egyptian religion item Government: Monarchy item Pharaoh item - 305 Bi283 Bu Ptolemy I Soter (first) item - 51 Bi30 Bu Cleopatra VII (last) item History: item - Established: 305 BC item - Disestablished: 30 BC The Ptolemaic Kingdom (Greek: ) in and around Egypt began following Alexander the Great 's conquest in 332 BC and ended with the death of Cleopatra VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC. It was founded when Ptolemy I Soter declared himself Pharaoh of Egypt, creating a powerful Hellenistic state stretching from southern Syria to Cyrene and south to Nubia . Alexandria became the capital city and a center of Greek culture and trade. To gain recognition by the native Egyptian populace, they named themselves the successors to the Pharaohs. The later Ptolemies took on Egyptian traditions by marrying their siblings, had themselves portrayed on public monuments in Egyptian style and dress, and participated in Egyptian religious life. Hellenistic culture thrived in Egypt until the Muslim conquest . The Ptolemies had to fight native rebellions and were involved in foreign and civil wars that led to the decline of the kingdom and its annexation by the Roman Empire .Alexander the Great In 332 BC, Alexander the Great, King of Macedon, conquered Egypt, with little resistance from the Persians. He was welcomed by the Egyptians as a deliverer. He visited Memphis, and went on pilgrimage to the oracle of Amun at the Oasis of Siwa . The oracle declared him to be the son of Amun. He conciliated the Egyptians by the respect which he showed for their religion, but he appointed Greeks to virtually all ...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-34887-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-34887-0
Barcode: 9781156348871

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