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Aegypto Capta: Augustus and the Annexation of Egypt  

Friederike Herklotz

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses the Ptolemaic legacy and Egyptian independence; the annexation of Egypt; and the first Roman prefects in Egypt. In contrast to earlier changes of ruler, the ... More

Government, Taxation, and Law  

Andrea Jördens

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses government, taxation, and law in Roman Egypt. The most striking feature of the Egyptian provincial government remains its overall structure, in particular the ... More

The Roman Army in Egypt  

Rudolf Haensch

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article concentrates on the characteristics specific to the Roman army in Egypt, providing an overview of the subject and emphasizing the developing insights of scholarship. The first ... More

Status and Citizenship  

Andrea Jördens

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses Roman status and citizenship. Fiscal interests were mainly at stake in the rigid status policy of the Romans, with its division of the population into cives Romani, ... More

The Theban Region Under the Roman Empire  

Adam Łajtar

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
The Theban region refers to a portion of the Nile Valley north and south of the site of Thebes (modern Luxor), in Upper Egypt. This article describes the Theban region in both Ptolemaic and ... More

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