Ptolemaic


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of or relating to the geocentric Ptolemaic system

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Inscriptions and papyri reveal these features were found in the countryside during the Ptolemaic period.
Through her mother Berenice's second marriage she was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty and through her own marriage was Queen of Epirus.
Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route is an exhaustive synthesis of Sidebotham's research along the Red Sea and in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, and demonstrates his ability to integrate the archaeological and historical record into a coherent picture of Ptolemaic and Roman maritime trade in the late first millennium B.
The book is divided into sections: general archeology; prehistory; pharaonic period; Ptolemaic period; Roman period; Christian.
13) There is now a consensus that the book should be assigned a Ptolemaic provenance (301-198 BCE).
From Ptolemaic Egypt to early Christianity, from the Catholic Middle Ages to the Protestant Reformation, from the Enlightenment to fascism, whenever the West has wanted to define everything it is notwhen it wants to put a name to its deepest fears and aversionsJudaism has been the name that came most easily to hand.
On Thursday police released video of the ancient artefact which dates back to the Ptolemaic Era, between the fourth and the first century B.
Following the death of Alexander the Great, Cyprus became a prize of war for the successor states, eventually coming under the full control of the Ptolemaic state of Egypt when the last local dynasts were suppressed.
One of them is the unfinished basalt statue of a Ptolemaic pharaoh 305-30BC, Athribis.
The girl's hair is arranged in a way similar to the so-called melonenfrisur (melon coiffure ) an elaborated hairstyle often associated with the Ptolemaic dynasty, and Cleopatra particularly," said Capriotti.
I will argue here that the crocodile was specifically selected for Cleopatra Selene by Cleopatra VII, and that this selection was intended to recall a significant event that occurred at the foundation of the Ptolemaic dynasty, and comprised part of a wider strategy of reconstituting the empire of Ptolemy I Soter and Ptolemy II Philadelphos.
Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass on Monday stated that early studies on the site revealed that the blocks had been dismantled and reused in the construction of edifices during the late Ancient Egyptian period and the Ptolemaic era.
It is only the second gold Ptolemaic coin ever found in Israel.
Cleopatra VII, Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt from 51-30 BCE, remains a mythic figure to both popular and academic historians.