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Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt

The Structure of Land Tenure

by J. G. Manning

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Real property,
  • History: World,
  • Egyptian language,
  • History - General History,
  • Real Estate - General,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Land tenure,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Business & Economics-Real Estate - General,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Ptolemaic dynasty,
  • Egypt,
  • Sources,
  • 305-30 B.C,
  • History,
  • Papyri, Demotic,
  • Ptolemaic dynasty,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764873M
    ISBN 100521819245
    ISBN 109780521819244

    Culture and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: the Library and Museum at Alexandria Citation for published version: Erskine, A , 'Culture and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: the Library and Museum at Alexandria' Greece and Rome, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. Link: Link to publication record in Edinburgh Research Explorer Document Version:Cited by: The Ptolemaic Kingdom (/ ˌ t ɒ l ɪ ˈ m eɪ. ɪ k /; Koinē Greek: Πτολεμαϊκὴ βασιλεία, romanized: Ptolemaïkḕ basileía) was a Hellenistic kingdom based in ancient was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty, which started with Ptolemy I Soter's accession after the death of Alexander the Great in BC and which ended with the death of Cleopatra and the Roman conquest Common languages: Greek (official), Egyptian .

    The Land-Tenure Regime in Ptolemaic Upper Egypt* J. G. MANNING 4 The land which was held by the temples, and, especially in the south, was in the 8 hands of hereditary tenants or owners, some of whom belonged to the higher and lower clergy, probably escaped the pressure of the government and was cultivated in the old-fashioned way. Following his study of land tenure and use in Hellenistic Egypt (Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt, ), Manning (Yale) presents a well-supported analysis of the formation of the Ptolemaic state in the fourth and third centuries BCE.

    Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordAuthor: Joseph G. Manning. This article explores the character(s) of Ptolemaic kingship in Egypt. A special focus is placed on the legitimation of kingship and the different forms of (self-) representation of the king. After remarks on the king’s court and principles of state organization, the concept of the Hellenisticbasileusis explained by using Ptolemy III as a model of the Ptolemaic king.


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This book offers a coherent framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state and economy, as well as the relationship between the new Ptolemaic economic institutions and the ancient Egyptian legal traditions of property rights.

For the first time the evidence of Greek papyri and Egyptian documentation is by: This history of land tenure under the Ptolemies explores the relationship between the new Ptolemaic state and the ancient traditions of landholding and tenure.

Departing from the traditional emphasis on the Fayyum, it offers a coherent framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state, and thus of the economy as a : J. Manning. By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, Joe Manning demonstrates that Ptolemaic economic power ultimately shaped Roman Egyptian social and economic institutions.

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Author. Manning, J. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. Description. By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, Joe Manning demonstrates that Ptolemaic economic power ultimately shaped Roman Egyptian social and economic institutions.

His book offers a framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state and economy, as well as the relationship between. Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure.

Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure. Synopsis. By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, Joe Manning demonstrates that Ptolemaic economic power ultimately shaped Roman Egyptian social and economic institutions.

LAND AND POWER IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPT The Structure of Land Tenure. By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, Joe Manning demonstrates that Ptolemaic economic power. In his book the Egyptologist and ancient historian J.

Manning practices «new papyrology», setting a social and economic framework for the Greek and Demotic Egyptian papyrus and ostraca editions and providing historians with a roadmap on the land tenure regime in the Ptolemaic : Katelijn Vandorpe. ptolemaicegypt This book is about land tenure and the structure of the Ptolemaic state ( bce–30bce).

Rezension über J.G. Manning: Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt. The Structure of Land Tenure, Cambridge: Cambridge University PressXXI + S., 2 maps, 11 fig., 13 tables, ISBNThis book examines the activities of a broad array of police officers in Ptolemaic Egypt (–30 BC) and argues that Ptolemaic police officials enjoyed great autonomy, providing assistance to even the lowest levels of society when crimes were by: 5.

This book provides the first edition with an extensive introduction and full commentary of a unique land survey written on papyrus in Greek which derives from that area of southern (Upper) Egypt known as the Apollonopolite (or Edfu) nome and is now preserved in Copenhagen.

The result is a subtler picture of the complex relationship between the demands of the new state and the ancient, locally organized social structure of Egypt.

By revealing the dynamics between central and local power in Egypt, the book shows that Ptolemaic economic power ultimately shaped Roman Egyptian social and economic ed on: Janu He is the author of Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt and the coeditor of The Ancient Economy: Evidence and Models.

"This fascinating book has broad views that should appeal to many people who are neither specialists on ancient Egypt nor the ancient Greek world. LAND AND POWER IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPT - Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure J. Manning Frontmatter More information.

Tothememoryof (–) and ProfessorKlausBaer Created Date: 12/8/ AM. Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure Review by: Rosalie David The American Historical Review, Vol.No.

1 (February ). “Land and Power” is structured in seven chapters (numbered consecutively) grouped in three main parts: I. Issues and Historical Background, II.

Regional Case studies of Land Tenure, and III. Interpretation. Some passages in this book are based on Author: Peter Nadig.

Government and conditions under the Ptolemies. The changes brought to Egypt by the Ptolemies were momentous; the land’s resources were harnessed with unparalleled efficiency, with the result that Egypt became the wealthiest of the Hellenistic kingdoms. Land under cultivation was increased, and new crops were introduced (especially important was the introduction of naked.

Home > Publications > Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: the Structure of Land Tenure."This history of land tenure under the Ptolemies explores the relationship between the new Ptolemaic state and the ancient traditions of landholding and tenure.

Departing from the traditional emphasis on the Fayyum, it offers a coherent framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state, and thus of the economy as a whole.The book would have been even more useful to readers if an index had been included, but, given the quality of the contributions, this is a volume every ancient historian will want to read.

Stanford University J.G. MANNING [email protected] LAND TENURE IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPT MANNING (J.G.) Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt. The Structure of Land.