Alexandria: An Introduction

Some suggested readings to begin the study of Alexandria and Egypt from 332 BCE to 642 CE:

“Alexandria.” March 30, 2005. Web page Accessed April 12, 2005.

 Bagnall, Roger S. Egypt in Late Antiquity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Aug 1993.

 Bowman, Alan K. Egypt after the Pharaohs: 332 BC - AD 642 from Alexander to the Arab Conquest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Pearson, Birger A., and James E. Goehring, eds. The Roots of Egyptian Christianity. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1986.

Ross, Kelley L. Decadence, Rome and Romania, the Emperors Who Weren't, and Other Reflections on Roman History. 2001. Web Page. Available: Accessed April 12, 2005.

Vasunia, Phiroze. The Gift of the Nile: Hellenizing Egypt from Aeschylus to Alexander. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Vrettos, Theodore. Alexandria: City of the Western Mind. New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Vermaseren, M.J. Mithras, The Secret God

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