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Money in Ptolemaic Egypt

From the Macedonian Conquest to the End of the Third Century BC

by Sitta von Reden

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Economic History,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Ancient - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766748M
    ISBN 100521852641
    ISBN 109780521852647


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Money in Ptolemaic Egypt by Sitta von Reden Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book explores the impact of Alexander the Great's introduction of coined money on the economy and society of Egypt and its political implications for the formation of the Ptolemaic state.

It argues that the introduction of coinage happened slowly, spreading gradually from Alexandria into the by: This book explores the impact of Alexander the Great's introduction of coined money on the economy and society of Egypt and its political implications for the formation of the Ptolemaic state.

This book explores the impact of Alexander the Great's introduction of coined money on the economy and society of Egypt and its political implications for the formation of the Ptolemaic state.

It argues that the introduction of coinage happened slowly, Author: Sitta Von Reden. Money in Ptolemaic Egypt: From the Macedonian Conquest to the End of the Third Century BC (Book).

Money in Ptolemaic Egypt: from the Macedonian Conquest to the end of the third century BC. [Sitta von Reden] -- "This book is the first to explore the impact of coined money on the economy and society of Egypt, as well as its political implications for the formation of the Ptolemaic state.

Get this from a library. Money in Ptolemaic Egypt: from the Macedonian Conquest to the end of the third century BC. [Sitta von Reden]. This article examines developments in money and prices in Egypt during the Ptolemaic period based on numismatic and papyrological evidence.

It first considers the introduction, spread, and circulation of coinage in Egypt and how money and coins were used for transactions throughout the : Sitta von Reden.

Review of the book by S. von Money in Ptolemaic Egypt book “Money in Ptolemaic Egypt. From the Macedonian Conquest to the End of the Third Century BC”. Cambridge. // Ancient West and.

The Ancient Egyptian Economy - by Brian Muhs August Author: Brian Muhs. the basin irrigation system makes the study of money in the Ptolemaic period, despite its many remaining technical problems, particularly with the bronze coinage, so interesting Money in the form of coinage existed in Egypt since at least the seventh century BC.

6 This is important in. PTOLEMAIC EGYPT1 J.G. MANNING I. INTRODUCTION I treat here the internal economic history of the Ptolemaic dynasty, the longest-lived of the Hellenistic successor states, leaving aside the Ptolemaic empire (relevant to the first half of the period, or roughly from BC), the role ofFile Size: KB.

The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Ancient Egypt: The History and Legacy of the Ptolemy Dynasty and the End of the Egyptian Empire chronicles the tumultuous history of Egypt late in the second millennium BCE. Along with pictures depicting important people, places, and events, you will learn about the New Kingdom like never before/5(8).

By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, the book shows that Ptolemaic economic power ultimately shaped Roman Egyptian social and economic institutions. Reviews ' one of the most influential books in recent years.'Author: J.

Manning. Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt is a book which intends to bring (and succeeds) the hellenic population of the Nile Valley to life for us via eminently enjoyable style and masterful integration of original texts in translation into the body of the by: Holbl's book is a great deal of work to read, but well worth the effort if one wishes to understand Ptolemaic Egypt thoroughly in preparation for continued study in the area.

I picked up this book for pleasure reading, since I have a strong interest in Ptolemaic by: Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egypt - Government and conditions under the Ptolemies: The Money in Ptolemaic Egypt book brought to Egypt by the Ptolemies were momentous; the land’s resources were harnessed with unparalleled efficiency, with the result that Egypt became the wealthiest of the Hellenistic kingdoms.

Land under cultivation was increased, and new crops were introduced (especially important was the. This chapter discusses the use of money in Ptolemaic Egypt in relation to the development of the state.

The aim is to summarize some recent work and to set the process of monetization into a broader context of state development. Topics covered include the history of ‘money’ in Egypt, the Ptolemaic economy, coin as ‘code’ on Ptolemaic Egypt, and money and the Ptolemaic state.

An ordinary soldier in third-century Ptolemaic Egypt was paid 1 drachm per day, thus 30 drachms per month. (The Egyptian month was exactly 30 days long.) The mnaieion was equal to a soldier’s pay.

The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ ˌ t ɒ l ɪ ˈ m eɪ. ɪ k /; Koinē Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, romanized: Ptolemaïkḕ basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in ancient was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty, which started with Ptolemy I Soter's accession after the death of Alexander the Great in BC and which ended with the death of Cleopatra and the Roman conquest Common languages: Greek (official), Egyptian (common).

The Ptolemaic rulers intended the Library to be a collection of all knowledge and they worked to expand the Library's collections through an aggressive and well-funded policy of book purchasing. They dispatched royal agents with large amounts of money and ordered them to purchase and collect as many texts as they possibly could, about any subject and by any y: Ptolemaic Kingdom.

The Administration of the Ptolomaic Possessions Outside Egypt: With 3 Maps Volume 4 of Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition: Author: Roger S. Bagnall: Publisher: Brill Archive, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects. The Ptolemaic dynasty (/ ˌ t ɒ l ɪ ˈ m eɪ ɪ k /; Ancient Greek: Πτολεμαῖοι, Ptolemaioi), sometimes also known as the Lagids (/ ˈ l æ dʒ ɪ d z /) or Lagidae (/ ˈ l æ dʒ ɪ d i /; Λαγίδαι, Lagidai, after Lagus, Ptolemy I's father), was a Macedonian Greek royal family, which ruled the Ptolemaic Kingdom in Egypt during the Hellenistic rule lasted for Country: Ancient Egypt, Macedonia, Mauretania.

The Dryton and Apollonia archive consists of fragments of 40 papyri written in both Koine Greek and Demotic (Egyptian) from BCE although some of the events referenced took place as far back as or BCE.

The archive documents wills, financial transactions, and divorces of the Dryton household who lived in the Thebaid: specifically the cities of Ptolemais and Pathyris (see also.

-Money in Ptolemaic Egypt by Sitta von Reden -Law & Enforcement in Ptolemaic Egypt by John Bauschatz -Counting the Greeks in Egypt: Immigration in the First Century of Ptolemaic.

I asked a question about the Ptolemies over on r/askhistorians and was recommended Egypt in the Age of Cleopatra by Michel Chauveau (it was a good read) as well as The Last Pharaohs: Egypt Under the Ptolemies by J.G.

Manning, Ancient Alexandria: Between Egypt and Greece, "Creating a metropolis: A comparative demographic perspective" by Walter Scheidel and "The oikos of Alexandria" by Livia. VON REDEN’S book on money in the Ptolemaic economy is, like the two preceding studies, limited to the third century, and develops many of the same themes, but in much greater detail.

Two chapters are devoted to the evolution of the coinage, covering familiar ground but also offering fresh ideas and useful information from the field of papyrology. Ancient Greek coins from the Ptolemaic Kingdom, modern-day Egypt.

The kingdom existed from BC to 30 BC. Subcategories are rulers in chronological order, including Ptolemy I Soter, Berenike I, Ptolemy Keraunos, Ptolemy II Philadelphos, Arsinoe II, Ptolemy III Euergetes I, Berenike II, Ptolemy IV Philopator I, Arsinoe III, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Cleopatra I Syria, Ptolemy VI Philometer I.

Ancient Egypt - Ancient Egypt - Macedonian and Ptolemaic Egypt (–30 bce): In the autumn of bce Alexander the Great invaded Egypt with his mixed army of Macedonians and Greeks and found the Egyptians ready to throw off the oppressive control of the Persians.

Alexander was welcomed by the Egyptians as a liberator and took the country without a battle. The Epistrategos in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt I.

Tie Ptolemaic Epistrategos. Opladen, Thomas, J. ‘ Aspects of the Ptolemaic Civil Service: the dioiketes and the nomarch ’, in Das Ptol.

Make Offer - Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy III, AE35, BC NGC Ch XF* Witter Coin PTOLEMY IV Philopater BC Ancient Greek Coin Alexandria Egypt ZEUS 33 mm $ A city famous in collector circles for its wooden money has brought the idea back.

Tenino, Washington, will soon begin issuing $25 denominated wooden money, after a resolution passed in the April. Ptolemy I Soter (/ ˈ t ɒ l əm i /; Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Σωτήρ, Ptolemaîos Sōtḗr "Ptolemy the Saviour"; c. BC – January BC) was a companion and historian of Alexander the Great of the Kingdom of Macedon in northern Greece who became ruler of Egypt, part of Alexander's former y was pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt from / BC to his : c.

BC, Macedon. Mohamed Moanis provides a good answer, to which I’ll add just a few comments. * First, cultures tend to change over time and between Pharaohs building pyramids and Alexander liberating then occupying Egypt, was a very long time. * Second, Iran occ.

Egypt under the Greek ‘Ptolemaic‘ kings and queens produced a substantial coinage. In all metals, there are numerous designs, mint-designations and varieties that make the series both Author: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy III Euergetes, - B.C.

Ptolemy III Euergetes was the third ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt. He promoted the translation of Jewish scriptures into Greek as the Septuagint. Due to a falling out at the Seleucid court, his eldest sister Berenice Phernophorus was murdered along with her infant son. MAGIC IN ANCIENT EGYPT 4 OPPOSITE Painted limestone stela dedicated by a Theban artisan to the god Ptah, c.

Scholars have disagreed on whether this is a magical or a religious object. The seven ears may be shown to magically compel the god to hear the donor, or serve as an expression of faith in the god's willingness to listen.

According to 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, and the first book of The Jewish War by Jewish historian Flavius Josephus (37 CE– c. ), Antiochus IV moved to assert strict control over the Seleucid satrapy of Coele Syria and Phoenicia after his successful invasion of Ptolemaic Egypt was turned back by the intervention of the Roman languages: Biblical Hebrew, Old.

Egypt Ptolemy IV BC AE Tet 40mm mm thick g Zeus Ammon Eagle Egypt Ptolemy IV BC AE 37mm 42g Drachm Zeus-Ammon Eagle Tbolt SV O-R Egypt Ptolemy IV BC AE 33mm 35g HemiDrachm Zeus-Ammon Eagle Tbolt. Then, when Alexander the Great of Macedon set out to dismantle the Persian empire, he took Egypt in B.C., initiating the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemaic Period.

On the death of Alexander’s last heirs, his conquests were divided among his generals: the Ptolemaic dynasty begins in B.C., when one of Alexander’s generals, Ptolemy. Other articles where Ptolemaic dynasty is discussed: ancient Egypt: The Ptolemaic dynasty: Until the day when he openly assumed an independent kingship as Ptolemy I Soter, on November 7, bce, Ptolemy used only the title satrap of Egypt, but the great hieroglyphic Satrap stela, which he had inscribed in bce, indicates a degree.

Coinage of the Greek kings of Ptolemaic Egypt has long fascinated collectors, some of whom have devoted a lifetime of study to this field. In May ofNGC posted a Author: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire, Part 1, Volumes 1 and 2 (Precious Metal and Bronze) by Catharine Lorber, is the massive, long-anticipated catalogue of coins struck by the first four Ptolemaic kings.

It essentially rewrites the sections on these rulers in J. N. Svoronos' classic, but now much out of date, Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion (). The body of coinage catalogued by Svoronos.**Originally Listed At $** Ancient Egypt, Ptolemaic, ca.

3rd to 1st century BCE. An Egyptian cast glass inlay / applique depicting a human-headed Ba Bird - the body executed in opaque cornflower blue glass and the body executed in opaque yellow-orange - perhaps in an attempt to simulate gold.