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Alexandria, real and imagined /

Other Authors: Hirst, Anthony, 1945-, Silk, M. S.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2004.
Series:Publications (King's College London. Centre for Hellenic Studies)
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface /
  • Judith Herrin
  • Alexandria, the Mouseion, and cultural identity /
  • Herwig Maehler
  • Ptolemaic Alexandria and the Egyptian tradition /
  • Sally-Ann Ashton
  • The face of Alexandria
  • the face of Africa? /
  • Jessie Maritz
  • Mosaics of Alexandria /
  • Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets
  • Roman Alexandria from the perspective of the papyri /
  • Jane Rowlandson, Andrew Harker
  • Images of Alexandria in the writings of the Second Sophistic /
  • M.B. Trapp
  • Life after death: an original form of bilingual iconography in the necropolis of Kawm al-Shuqafa /
  • Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets, Mervat Seif el-Din
  • Jews and Christians in ancient Alexandria from the Ptolemies to Caracalla /
  • James Carleton Paget
  • The Alexandria Library in history /
  • Mostafa El-Abbadi
  • Venetian merchants and travellers in Alexandria /
  • Giovanni Curatola
  • Merchants, pilgrims, naturalists: Alexandria through European eyes from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century /
  • Anne Wolff
  • Environment, health and disease in Alexandria and the Nile Delta /
  • George Contis
  • Alexandria 1860-1960: the cosmopolitan identity /
  • Robert Mabro
  • For Cavafy, with love and squalor: some critical notes on the history and historiography of modern Alexandria /
  • Khaled Fahmy
  • Towards a social history of modern Alexandria /
  • Khaled Fahmy
  • Egyptian literary images of Alexandria /
  • Azza Kararah
  • A passage through Alexandria: the city in the writing of Durrell and Forster /
  • David Roessel
  • Cavafy's Alexandrianism /
  • David Ricks
  • Alexandrian poetry from Callimachus to Eliot /
  • Michael Silk.