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Author Hazzard, R. A., author

Title Imagination of a Monarchy : Studies in Ptolemaic Propaganda / R.A. Hazzard
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©2000
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Description 1 online resource
Series Phoenix Supplementary Volumes
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1. When Did Ptolemy II Style His Father as Ptolemaios Soter? -- 2. The Soter Era -- 3. The Nikouria Decree: A Hypothesis Explored -- 4. The Grand Procession -- 5. Arsinoe II and the Importance of Perception -- 6. Monarchy as Imagination: Propaganda and the Role of the Ptolemaic Queen -- Appendices -- Bibliography -- Index of Ancient Authors -- Backmatter
Summary Scholars have long known that the Egyptian Ptolemaic monarchy underwent a transformation between 323 and 30 BC, but the details of this change have proven problematic. This book presents a clear argument based on the author's theories
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Monarchy -- Egypt -- History.
Propaganda, Egyptian.
Queens -- Egypt -- History.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442676000
9781442676008