By Günther Hölbl
The skilful integration of fabric from an enormous array of assets permits the reader to track the political and spiritual improvement of 1 of the main robust empires of the traditional japanese Mediterranean. It exhibits how the good fortune of the Ptolemies was once due partly to their adoption of many good points 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