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Title The Ptolemies, the sea and the Nile [electronic resource] : studies in waterborne power / edited by Kostas Buraselis, Mary Stefanou, Dorothy J. Thompson.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Preface -- In memoriam F.W. Walbank / Christian Habicht -- 1. Introduction / Kostas Buraselis and Dorothy J. Thompson -- 2. The Ptolemaic League of Islanders / Andrew Meadows -- 3. Callicrates of Samos and Patroclus of Macedon : champions of Ptolemaic thalassocracy / Hans Hauben -- 4. Rhodes and the Ptolemaic kingdom : the commercial infrastructure / Vincent Gabrielsen -- 5. Polybius and Ptolemaic sea power / Andrew Erskine -- 6. Ptolemaic grain, seaways and power / Kostas Buraselis -- 7. Waterborne recruits : the military settlers of Ptolemaic Egypt / Mary Stefanou -- 8. Our academic visitor is missing : Posidippus 89 (A-B) and "smart capital" for the thalassocrats / Paul McKechnie -- 9. Aspects of the diffusion of Ptolemaic portraiture overseas / Olga Palagia -- 10. Ptolemies and piracy / Lucia Criscuolo -- 11. The Nile police in the Ptolemaic period / Thomas Kruse -- 12. Hellenistic royal barges / Dorothy J. Thompson -- 13. Eudoxus of Cyzicus and Ptolemaic exploration of the sea route to India / Christian Habicht -- 14. Timosthenes and Eratosthenes : sea routes and Hellenistic geography / Francesco Prontera -- 15. Claudius Ptolemy on Egypt and East Africa / Klaus Geus.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Ptolemaic dynasty, 305-30 B.C.
Egypt -- History, Naval.
Sea-power -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Mediterranean Sea -- History.
Red Sea -- History.
Nile River -- History.
Egypt -- Relations -- Greece -- Rhodes.
Rhodes (Greece) -- Relations -- Egypt.
Piracy -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
Added Author Buraselis, Kostas, editor of compilation.
Stefanou, Mary, editor of compilation.
Thompson, Dorothy J., 1939- editor of compilation.
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Related To Print version: Ptolemies, the sea and the Nile. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107033351 (DLC) 2012035053
ISBN 9781139519649 (electronic bk.)
1139519646 (electronic bk.)
9781107033351
1107033357
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