Egypt under the Ptolemies and Cleopatra VII / E.A. Wallis Budge
- Budge, E. A. Wallis (Ernest Alfred Wallis), Sir, 1857-1934
- Oxon [England] : Routledge, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xvi, 321 pages).
- chapter 1. Reign of Ptolemy V ; Epiphanes ; Agathocles and Tlepolemus ; Agathocles and his sister Agathocleia slain ; Tlepolemus prime minister of Egypt ; Ptolemy V proclaimed king ; The Rosetta Stone and its inscriptions in hieroglyphics, demotic, and Greek ; Egyptian titles of Ptolemy V ; The buildings of Epiphanes at Philae ; His personal character ; Reign of Ptolemy VI ; Reign of Ptolemy VII ; Philometor ; Egyptians defeated by Antiochus IV ; Quarrel between Ptolemy VII and Ptolemy IX ; Persecution of the Jews by Antiochus IV ; The petition of Onias ; The temple-fortress of onion ; Buildings of Ptolemy VII ; The temple at Der Al-Medineh ; The temple of Hathor ; Endowment of the Temple of Isis ; Reign of Ptolemy VIII ; Reign of Ptolemy IX ; Cleopatra II and Cleopatra III ; Revolt in Alexandria ; Tryphaena becomes queen of Syria ; Buildings of Ptolemy IX ; The temples of Apet, Medinet Habu, Edfu ; Great antiquity of the temple of Edfu ; Temple of Isis at Philae ; Cult of Isis at Philae ; The obelisk of Philae ; Temple of Dabud ; Internal and foreign policy of Ptolemy IX ; His life and character ; Reign of Ptolemy X ; Quarrel between Ptolemy X and his mother ; Flight of Ptolemy X to Cyprus ; Defeat of the Jews in Syria ; Murder of Cleopatra IV ; Life and character of Ptolemy X ; His buildings at Denderah and in the Oasis of Al-Kharga ; Reign of Ptolemy XI ; Alexander I ; His murder ; His life and character ; Ptolemy XII sent to Cos. ; His death ; End of the legitimate line of the Ptolemies ; Reign of Ptolemy XIII, the "piper" ; Murder of the Alexandrian envoys ; Ptolemy XIII goes to Ephesus ; His throne is restored to him ; His life and character ; His buildings ; His fictitious conquests ; Cleopatra VII --, ch. 2. The reign of Cleopatra VII ; Tryphaena, and Ptolemy XVI ; Caesarion ; Birth of Cleopatra ; Will of Ptolemy XIII ; Auletes ; Joint reign of Cleopatra VII and Ptolemy XIV ; Cleopatra flies from Egypt ; Ptolemy XIV collects an army ; The murder of Pompey ; Cleopatra receives assistance from Julius Caesar ; Caesar's loan to Auletes ; Caesar with difficulty seizes and takes possession of Alexandria ; Cleopatra obtains admission to Caesar by a stratagem ; Caesar becomes her slave ; The ascent of the Nile ; Cleopatra goes to Rome ; Murder of Caesar ; Cleopatra's return to Egypt ; She meets Mark Antony, and he becomes her slave ; Antony marries Octavia ; Herod and Cleopatra ; Cleopatra and Octavia ; Antony's luxurious life ; War declared against Cleopatra ; Battle of Actium ; Octavian arrives in Egypt ; Antony stabs himself and dies ; Cleopatra and Octavian ; Death of Cleopatra and her maidens ; Her life and character ; Her beauty not incomparable ; Her love of literature and knowledge of languages ; Her reckless extravagance ; Her physical characteristics ; Her buildings at Denderah and Hermonthis ; Caesarion the son of Amen ; Egypt becomes a Roman province -- chapter 3. Ptolemaic period : summary ; Egypt Hellenized ; Greek the language of Egypt ; Asar-Hapi or Serapis ; Marriage with sisters and nieces ; Egyptian gods brought back from Persia and Mesopotamia ; Great power of Egypt under the Ptolemies ; Extent of Egypt's empire ; Limit of Greek influence ; Growth of Jewish influence ; Taxation in Egypt ; The Greek trader in Egypt ; Greek and Egyptian gods ; Literature in the Ptolemaic period ; The demotic script ; Art in the Ptolemaic period ; The Egyptian history of Manetho ; The Alexandrian library and museum ; The Ptolemies and literature ; Ptolemaic marriages --, and chapter 4. The Nubian kingdom after the XXVIth dynasty ; The Nubian kingdom and Ptolemy II, Ptolemy III, and Ptolemy IV ; Arq-Amen or Ergamenes ; Nubia and its provinces ; The Dodekaschoinos ; Hierasycaminus ; The gold mines of Wadi Ulaki ; The reigns of Pi-Ankhi Ra-Senefer and Piankhi Meri-Amen-Sa-Nit ; The reign of Aspelta ; The stele of the excommunication ; The reign of Piankhi-Aluru ; The reign of Heru-Sa-Atef and his conquests ; The reign of Nastasenen ; His wars and conquests in Nubia and the Eastern Sudan ; War against Cambyses (?) ; List of conquered provinces ; Senka-Amen-Seken and his pyramied at Gebel Barkal ; Arq-Amen and his education at Alexandria ; The temple at Dakkeh ; The temple of Ari-Hes-Nefer at Philae ; Miscellaneous Nubian kings ; The Meroitic inscriptions ; Atcha-Khar-Amen ; His buildings at Dabud ; Revolt of the Nubians under Candace and invasion of Egypt ; Defeat and flight of Candace ; Nubian kings at Meroe ; End of the kingdom of the descendants of the priest-kings of Amen ; The negro kings of Meroe.
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- First published in 1902 by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company.
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