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Conquest by text : Juvenal and Plutarch on Egypt

  title={Conquest by text : Juvenal and Plutarch on Egypt},
  author={R. Alston},
Introduction Studies of cultural change in the Roman Empire and the impact of Roman imperialism have concentrated, for easily understandable reasons, on the provinces themselves. Generations of historians and archaeologists have attempted to interpret the artefacts of provincial societies in the light of Roman imperial expansion, and have tried to assess the extent to which those societies developed a uniform culture. Such investigations have tended to concentrate on the western provinces and… Expand


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