1st Edition

Augustan Egypt The Creation of a Roman Province

By Livia Capponi Copyright 2005
    306 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    322 Pages 1 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    With updated documents including papyri, inscriptions and ostraka, this book casts fresh and original light on the administration and economy issues faced with the transition of Egypt from an allied kingdom of Rome to a province of the Roman Empire

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Roman Conquest of Egypt: The Precedents and the Aftermath; Chapter 3 Ptolemaic and Roman Soldiers in Egypt before and after 30 BC; Chapter 4 The Institutions of Egypt: The Impact of Rome; Chapter 5 The Roman Conquest, Law and the Administration of Justice; Chapter 6 The Administration of the Community: Municipalisation and Liturgies; Chapter 7 The Beginning of the Census; Chapter 8 The Reorganisation of Landholding; Chapter 9 Milking the Cow: Taxes and Tax Collection in Augustan Egypt; Chapter 10 The Coinage and the Monetary Circulation from Cleopatra to Tiberius; Chapter 11 Conclusion;


    Livia Capponi