Army and Society in Ptolemaic Egypt (Armies of the Ancient by Christelle Fischer-Bovet PDF

By Christelle Fischer-Bovet

ISBN-10: 1107007755

ISBN-13: 9781107007758

this can be the one titanic and updated reference paintings at the Ptolemaic military. utilizing Greek and Egyptian papyri and inscriptions, and development on methods constructed in state-formation conception, it bargains a coherent account of ways the altering constructions of the military in Egypt after Alexander's conquest ended in the advance of an ethnically extra built-in society. a brand new tripartite department of Ptolemaic background demanding situations the assumption of slow decline, and emphasizes the reshaping of army constructions that came about among c.220 and c.160 BC in line with adjustments within the nature of war, mobilization and demobilization, and monetary constraints. An research of the socio-economic position performed by way of squaddies allows a reassessment of the cleruchic procedure and exhibits how infantrymen' institutions generated interethnic workforce cohesion. via integrating Egyptian proof, Christelle Fischer-Bovet additionally demonstrates that the relationship among the military and native temples provided new methods for Greeks and Egyptians to interact.

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