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Archives in the Ancient World

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674437005

Publication Date: 01/01/1972

283 pages

43 halftones, 1 map


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  • Preface
  • Introduction. The History of Ancient Archives: Scope, Limitations, and Design
  • 1. The Clay Tablet Archives
  • 2. Pharaonic Egypt
  • 3. Greece
  • 4. Persia, Alexander the Great, and the Seleucid Empire
  • 5. Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt
  • 6. Republican Rome
  • 7. Imperial Rome
  • Postlude. Record-Keeping in the Parthian and Neo-Persian Empires
  • Bibliography
  • Index