Lecturer: Dr Andrew Connor
After the death of Alexander the Great, his generals divided the empire and created a series of kingdoms stretching from the Adriatic to Afghanistan. Of these, the kingdom of Ptolemy, centred in Egypt and the new capital city Alexandria, lasted the longest and had the greatest effect on the popular imagination. After the glory days of the Great Library, of the Ptolemies, and of Kleopatra, though, what happened to the Greeks of Roman Egypt?...
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