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Alexandria  

Marjorie S. Venit

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
Distinguished in the first century bce as 'the first city of the civilized world', Alexandria still wore the accolade 'crown of all cities' as late as the fourth century bce. After Egypt's ... More

Settlement and Population  

Laurens E. Tacoma

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
This article is based on two simple assumptions: first, that Roman Egypt had a relatively large population, and secondly, that it had a large number of settlements. The aim is then to ... More

The Western Oases  

Olaf E. Kaper

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Jun 2012
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Nov 2012
The Western Oases formed part of the Egyptian cultural realm from the time of the early Old Kingdom. The large oases of Bahariya, Dakhla, and Kharga are known to have had a continuous ... More

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