Graeco-Roman archives from the Fayum
The Fayum is a large depression in the western desert of Egypt, receiving its water directly from the Nile. In the early Ptolemaic period the agricultural area expanded a great deal, new villages were founded and many Greeks settled here. When villages on the outskirts were abandoned about AD 300-40...
|Main Author:||Vandorpe, Katelijn|
|Other Authors:||Clarysse, Willy , Verreth, Herbert|
496 p. : ill., map ; 30 cm.
Collectanea hellenistica ;