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ALEPH ID 000420946
OCLC Number (OCoLC)891676618 (OCoLC)891619203 (OCoLC)966055930
Title When the Greeks ruled Egypt : from Alexander the Great to Cleopatra / edited by Roberta Casagrande-Kim ; with contributions by Mary C. Greuel, Roger S. Bagnall, Dee L. Clayman, Roberta Casagrande-Kim, and Olaf E. Kaper.
Imprint New York, NY : Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, [2014]
Princeton, NJ : Distributed by Princeton University Press, [date of distribution not identified]
Description 116 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
Notes Catalog of an exhibition held at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, October 8, 2014-January 4, 2015 and the Art Institute of Chicago, October 31, 2013-July 27, 2014.
Bibliographic Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-114).
Summary The catalogue examines the interactions between Greek and Egyptian cultures during the nearly three hundred year period when Egypt was under Greek rule. It reveals how Egypt’s Ptolemaic rulers used longstanding cultural traditions as a means of asserting power and promoting loyalty among the conquered population. It also looks at the intense familial intrigue and jockeying for position that characterized the Ptolemies.
Subjects LinkCivilization, Ancient -- Exhibitions.
Subjects LinkEgypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Exhibitions.
LinkEgypt -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Other Authors LinkCasagrande-Kim, Roberta editor, contributor.
LinkGreuel, Mary C. contributor.
LinkBagnall, Roger S., contributor.
LinkClayman, Dee L. contributor.
LinkKaper, Olaf E. contributor.
Other Authors LinkNew York University. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World host institution.
LinkArt Institute of Chicago, host institution.
ISBN 0691165548 (pbk.)
9780691165547 (pbk.)

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