By Günther Hölbl
The skilful integration of fabric from an unlimited array of resources permits the reader to track the political and spiritual improvement of 1 of the main robust empires of the traditional jap Mediterranean. It exhibits how the luck of the Ptolemies was once due partially to their adoption of many beneficial properties of the Egyptian Pharaohs who preceded them - their deification and investment of cults and temples all through Egypt.
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A History of the Ptolemaic Empire by Günther Hölbl