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I need help finding information on Ancient Egypt reguarding the culutre and politics also the fall of ancient Egypt to Rome

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2012  |  15 Views
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I would recommend starting with an article database like JSTOR or a reference database like Ancient and Medieval History Online (Egypt is a ‘topic center’ in the latter, with sections on social organization, law, and history). 

In an article database, try a search like:

ancient egypt  AND (culture OR politics OR civilization)

egypt AND (rome OR roman) AND empire

Results includes articles with titles like:

Philosophy Against Empire: An Ancient Egyptian Renaissance by Charles C. Verharen

Archaeological Work on Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, 1995-2000 by Roger S. Bagnall

In Roman Egypt by Ethel Hampson Brewster

Peasants and "Modern" Leasing Strategies in Ancient Egypt by Christopher J. Eyre

We also have a number of ebooks that might be of use to you – try a similar search in eBrary or EBSCO Ebooks.  Some examples of titles include:

Experience of Ancient Egypt by A. Rosalie David

History of Egypt : From Earliest Times to the Present by Jason Thompson (chapter 8 concerns conquest by the Roman Empire)

Last Pharaohs : Egypt under the Ptolemies, 305-30 BC by J. G. Manning

Egyptian Archaeology by Willeke Wendrich

All of our other history-oriented databases are listed on this libguide.  Let me know if I can be of any help in your search. 


Matt Dilworth

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