Settlements of the Ptolemies

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Author  K. Mueller
Publisher  Peeters Publishers
Publication Date   December 1, 2006
ISBN  9042917091
Pages  267

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Unlike the Seleukid's the Ptolemies did not at first glance create numerous eye-catching cities. However evidence can be found of settlement of Macedonian Greeks in more rural areas, and Katja Mueller makes it plain that the Ptolemies did have a settlement policy, focusing her attention on the plethora of surviving demotic papyri, and analysing Hellenistic toponyms rather than relying on the literary sources.

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