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Fragile hierarchies the urban elites of third century Roman Egypt by Laurens Ernst Tacoma

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers in Leiden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elite (Social sciences) -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500,
  • Romans -- Egypt,
  • Egypt -- Social conditions,
  • Egypt -- History -- 30 B.C.-640 A.D

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-338) and index

Other titlesUrban elites of third century Roman Egypt
StatementLaurens E. Tacoma
SeriesMnemosyne supplements -- 271, Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava -- 271, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 353 p. :
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17190386M
ISBN 109004148310

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