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The Roman and Hellenistic culture of the Egyptian Delta
Thu 20 October 2016, 13:00 – 16:00 BST
The arrival of the Alexander the Great and later the Romans transformed the cities of the Egyptian delta, binding them even more into the trade and culture of the Eastern Mediterranean, while at the same time remaining distinctly Egyptian in many aspects. The lecture will focus in particular on the harbour towns of the Delta from Alexandria in the West to Pelusium in the East.