Landowners and Tenants in Roman Egypt

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Author  Jane Rowlandson
Publisher  Clarendon Press
Publication Date   July 25, 1996
ISBN  019814735X
Pages  400

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Oxyrynchus in Egypt is the best documented city of the Roman empire. This book uses the thousands of papyrus documents found there to examine how its urban landowning class derived its wealth from the outlying rural lands, and the relationships they held with their tenants.

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