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Author Bauschatz, John, 1975-

Title Law and enforcement in Ptolemaic Egypt / John Bauschatz
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Contents Introduction (The place of police) -- The officer corps: police administration and hierarchy I: the Phylakitai -- The officer corps: police administration and hierarchy II: civil and military police -- Agents of appeal: petitions and responses -- Busting and booking: arrest, investigation, detention, resolution -- The strong arm of the law: security and muscle -- Conclusion
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Duke University, 2005, under the title Policing the chôra : law enforcement in Ptolemaic Egypt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ptolemaic dynasty, 305-30 B.C.
Law enforcement -- Egypt -- History.
Police -- Egypt -- History.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1107416752 (electronic bk.)
1139583778 (electronic bk.)
9781107416758 (electronic bk.)
9781139583770 (electronic bk.)