The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

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This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second volume in Getzel Cohen's organized survey of the Greek settlements founded or refounded in the Hellenistic period, provides historical narratives, detailed references, citations, and commentaries on all the settlements in Syria, The Red Sea Basin, and North Africa from 331 to 31 BCE. Organized geographically, the volume pulls together discoveries and debates from dozens of widely scattered archaeological and epigraphic projects. Cohen's magisterial breadth of focus enables him to provide more than a compilation of information; the volume also contributes to ongoing questions and will point the way toward new avenues of inquiry.The entry for each foundation has two basic sections: narrative and annotation. In the narrative I attempt to identify the ... In addition there is an essay dealing with the topo- nym a€œAlexandreia near Egypt.a€ For the region covered by the presentanbsp;...


Title:The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa
Author: Getzel M. Cohen
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2006-09-03
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