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2016-03-19 18:53
Français It is astonishing that despite the immoral lifestyle of Ptolemy IV he had good traits that cannot be ignored. After his return from the Syrian land, we find him giving a lot… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
FrançaisNevertheless, the victory that the Egyptians have accomplished in the battlefield inspired feelings of patriotic dignity in them and gave them confidence in themselves, specia… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
Français Indeed, it appears that peace negotiations between the two parties had failed because Egypt had rejected all the demands of Antiochus and hence he kept preparing for invading… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
FrançaisUnfortunately, the king that came after Ptolemy III was not capable of taking charge of this great empire that was at the top of its power and welfare. Ptolemy IV (221 - 205 B… Read More
2006-01-17 13:32
FrançaisLast, but not least, on the walls of the Edfu temple were engraved details of great feasts celebrated yearly namely: the feast of crowning the holy eagle; the feast of victory… Read More
2006-01-06 13:24
FrançaisPtolemy III then made internal reforms that established his name eternally in international history. He was in complete agreement with the clergy regarding such reforms, speci… Read More
2006-01-02 14:01
FrançaisIt is highly unfortunate that what has reached us of Demotic papers about the first Ptolemaic age specially from the time of Ptolemy I and Ptolemy II is so little compared to… Read More
2005-12-17 08:03
FrançaisThe higher status professions were also under the monopoly of the occupiers. We have not heard that during the first phase of the Ptolemaic rule any Egyptian was appointed as… Read More
2005-12-10 19:42
FrançaisThe Egyptian farmer did not own any of the land he farmed, it was all owned by Ptolemy. Egyptians actually owned nothing, except for the clergy. Even the clergy remained in th… Read More
2005-12-03 14:27
Français Ptolemy II was the first to clearly grant the Egyptian clergy what they desired. He kept erecting large temples in the north and in the south of the country. He also rebuilt… Read More

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