Book: History of Egypt From 330 B.C. to the Present Time, Volume 1
Author: A. S. Rappoport





History of Egypt From 330 B.C. to the Present Time, Volume 1 By A. S. Rappoport

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Pages (PDF): 399
Publication Date: 1904

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Subjects include; Alexandria as the meeting-place of Western and Eastern Culture—The blending of Jewish and Greek Ideals; Alexander the Great— Cleomenes ( 332-323 b. c.); Ptolemy governs Egypt, overcomes Perdiccas, and establishes a Dynasty; Treaty with Rome — Expansion of Trade— Alexandrian Culture — The Septuagint; The struggle for Syria—Decline of the Dynasty—Advent of Roman Control; The Syrian Invasion —The Jews and the Bible—Relations with Rome—Literature of the Age; The Weakness of the Ptolemies — Egypt bequeathed to Rome—Pompey, Caesar, and Antony befriend Egypt; and, Pompey, Caesar, and Antony in Egypt—Cleopatra's Extravagance and Intrigues —Octavianus annexes Egypt.