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During the reign of the Ptolemaic Pharaohs, many Jews were imported from neighboring Judea by the thousands for being renowned fighters and established an important presence there.

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According to Plutarch, the Alexandrians believed that Alexander the Great’s motivation to build the city was his wish to “found a large and populous Greek city that should bear his name. Branded a power-hungry enchantress by the Romans, she was accused of seducing Antony to further her conquest of Rome.

Outside of Egypt, they had Greek cities under their dominion, including the old Greek cities in the Cyrenaica, in Cyprus, on the coasts and islands of the Aegean, but they were smaller than the three big ones in Egypt. The Jews who lived in Egypt had originally immigrated from the Southern Levant.

During ptolfmaico stay in the Alexandrian palace, he received year-old Cleopatra, allegedly carried to him in secret wrapped in a carpet.

With the many wars the Egiptto were involved in, their pool of Macedonian troops dwindled and there was little Greek immigration from the mainland so they were kept in the royal bodyguard and as generals and officers.

Ptolemaic Kingdom

Inmore than 2, papyri written by Zeno of Caunus from the time of Ptolemy II Philadelphus were discovered, which contained at least 19 references to Arabs in the area between the Nile and the Red Seaand mentioned their jobs as police officers in charge of “ten person units”, and some others were mentioned as shepherds.

At the Great Harbor’s mouth, on an outcropping of Pharos, stood the lighthousebuilt c. Philometor eventually regained the throne. Egypt under Muhammad Ali. With his death, Rome split between supporters of Mark Antony and Octavian. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. When the Persians took over Egypt, Naucratis remained an important Greek port and the colonist population were used as mercenaries by both the rebel Egyptian princes and the Persian kings, who later gave them land grants, spreading Greek culture into the valley of the Nile.


The Ptolemaic Kingdom was founded in BC by Ptolemy I Soter, a diadochus originally from Macedon in northern Greece who declared himself pharaoh of Egypt and created a powerful Macedonian Greek dynasty that ruled an area stretching from southern Syria to Cyrene and south to Nubia.

So pgolemaico invaded Egypt with a strong force, with chariots and elephants and cavalry and ptolmaico a large fleet. Egypt After the Pharaohs: We have still, inscribed on stone, egipfo passed in the assembly of the people of Ptolemais, couched in the regular forms of Greek political tradition: The wealth of Egypt could now be harnessed for Alexander’s conquest of the rest of the Achaemenid Empire.

Ptolemy I Soter first. This portrayal of Horus refers to the myth wherein Horus triumphs over dangerous animals in the marshes of Khemmis with magic power also known as Akhmim. This victory marked the zenith of the Ptolemaic power. The first part of Ptolemy I ‘s reign was dominated by the Wars of the Diadochi between the various successor states to the empire of Alexander.

Two depictions of Arsinoe II. Journal of Near Eastern Studies. In some versions of the Biblethe book of 1 Maccabees translates the passage as:. This was especially noteworthy as it would not be until the introduction of the Guldengroschen in that coins of substantial size particularly in silver would be minted in significant quantities [ citation needed ].

Caesarion, her son by Julius Caesar, nominally succeeded Cleopatra until his capture and supposed execution in the weeks after his mother’s death. Yet if they had no place of political assembly, they would have their gymnasium, the essential sign of Hellenism, serving something of the purpose of a university for the young men. Oxford and New York: As Egypt came under foreign domination and decline, the Pharaohs depended on the Greeks as mercenaries and even advisors.

During this period, Macedonian troops under Ptolemy I Soter were given land grants and brought their families encouraging tens of thousands of Greeks to settle the country making themselves the new ruling class. It began when Greek colonists, encouraged by the many Pharaohs, set up the trading post of Naucratis. During the sgipto between egipgo death of Alexander and Ptolemy’s assumption of the style of king, it even issued an autonomous coinage. Women in Hellenistic Egypt: Shire Egyptology 17, ser.


Egypt had only three main Greek cities— AlexandriaPtolenaicoand Ptolemais. Following Alexander’s death in Babylon in BC, [8] a succession crisis erupted among his generals.

Under Roman rule, Egypt was governed by a prefect selected by the emperor from the Equestrian class and not a governor from the Senatorial order, to prevent interference by the Roman Senate.

History and Society under the Ptolemies.

After this defeat Egypt formed an alliance with the rising power in the Dgipto, Rome. Although they established a prosperous kingdom, enhanced with fine buildings, the native population enjoyed few benefits, and there were frequent uprisings. Ancient Egypt Early Dynastic Period. Culture, education and civic life largely remained Greek throughout the Roman period. Twenty-ninth Dynasty of Egypt. However, as Alexander the Great’s empire disintegrated, Ptolemy soon established himself as ruler in his own right.

Octavian became the sole ruler of Rome and began converting it into a monarchy, the Roman Empire. With the deaths of Cleopatra and Caesarion, the dynasty of Ptolemies and the entirety of pharaonic Egypt came to an end.

The Greeks now formed the new upper classes in Egyptreplacing the ptolemaic native aristocracy. Laid out on a grid pattern, Alexandria occupied a stretch of land between the sea to the north and Lake Mareotis to the south; a man-made causeway, over three-quarters of a mile long, extended north to the sheltering island of Pharosthus forming a double harbor, east and west.

Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt.

When Antiochus saw that his kingdom was established, he determined to become king of the land of Egypt, in order that he might reign over both kingdoms. He left a stable and well-governed kingdom to his son. University of California Press Chauveau, Michel.