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Published by Edizioni Gonnelli in Firenze .
Written in English


  • Service, Compulsory non-military -- Egypt -- History -- Sources,
  • Egypt -- History -- Greco Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D. -- Sources

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StatementNaphtali Lewis
LC ClassificationsHD4875.E3 L479 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18230161M

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I, Life in Egypt under Roman Rule, by N. Lewis (reprint of the Oxford University Press edition of ). II, Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt, by N. Lewis (reprint of the Oxford University Press edition of ). Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egypt - Roman and Byzantine Egypt (30 bce– ce): “I added Egypt to the empire of the Roman people.” With these words the emperor Augustus (as Octavian was known from 27 bce) summarized the subjection of Cleopatra’s kingdom in the great inscription that records his achievements. The province was to be governed by a viceroy, a prefect with . As a key province, but also the 'crown domain' where the emperors succeeded the divine Pharaohs, Egypt was ruled by a uniquely styled Praefectus augustalis ('Augustal prefect'), instead of the traditional senatorial governor of other Roman prefect was a man of equestrian rank and was appointed by the Emperor. The first prefect of Aegyptus, Gaius Capital: Alexandria. Egypt became Roman citizens after and needed a tutor (ma le gu ardi an) on ly in a minority of cases, the Greek ky rios s y s t e m r e m a i n e d i n u s e u n t i l a b o u t T here Author: Katelijn Vandorpe.

18 The categorization follows Thomas, J. D., ‘Compulsory public service in Roman Egypt’, in Grimm, G. et al. (eds), Das römisch-byzantinische Agypten, Aegytiaca Treverensia 2 (), 35 –9. See also Lewis, op. cit. (n. 4), 7 (from whom the phrase quoted is taken); idem, The Compulsory Public Services of Roman Egypt, XI ().Cited by: wider audience, Life in Egypt under Roman Rule and Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt, as well as sourcebooks: the sweeping and voluminous Roman Civilization (2 vols., and , with his old Columbia classmate Meyer Reinhold) plus smaller volumes of translated texts on the $"h century BC, the Roman princi-pate, and the interpretation of dreams. This book offers a detailed perspective of life in Egypt under Roman rule. Incredible detail about marriages, divorces, contracts, household inventories, and so forth. It became clear that man has changed very little since the Roman Empire took over by: The compulsory public services of Roman Egypt / Naphtali Lewis Lewis, Naphtali, [ Book: ] Languages: English;Greek, Ancient (to ), [1 other] At 8 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 42,) Life in Egypt under Roman rule / Naphtali Lewis Lewis, Naphtali,

Compulsory education refers to a period of education that is required of all people and is imposed by the government. Depending on the country, this education may take place at a registered school or at home (homeschooling). "Compulsory education differs from compulsory attendance, which means that parents are obliged to send their children to a certain school. Leiturgia (old Latin, from the Greek) or Liturgies were compulsory public services which the wealthy had to perform or subsidize for the state; a sort of special tax levied on the rich in the ancient Greek city states, such as Athens, and later in both Egypt and the Roman ally, the well-to-do were required to aid without remuneration in the execution of . years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is months; years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early s, when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into .   This classic book by the 'doyen of papyrologists' describes the economy and society of Roman Egypt from the ground level up, using the testimony of papyri. The unique climate of Egypt has preserved tens of thousands of records, covering a period of some 4, years from BC to AD Pages: