CONTENTS
VOLUME I
ABBREVIATIONS page xiii
CORRIGENDAxvi
PART I. THE FRAMEWORK
1. Foundation and Topography3
2. The Population of Alexandria; its Organization and Composition38
3. City and Sovereign93
4. Alexandrian Trade132
5. The Cults of Alexandria189
PART II. THE ACHIEVEMENT
6. Ptolemaic Patronage: the Museum and the Library305
7. Alexandrian Science336
I. Medicine338
II. Mathematics and Applied Sciences376
8. Alexandrian Scholarship447
9. Currents of Alexandrian Philosophy480
10. Aspects of Alexandrian Literature
I. Historiography495
II. Geographical Writing520
III. The Epigram553
IV. Narrative Poetry and Hymns618
V. Secondary Literature, Greek, Egyptian, and Jewish674
11. The Horizon of Callimachus717
EPILOGUE794

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Publisher's Note (1984) vi
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • Corrigenda xvi
  • Part I - The Frame Work 1
  • 1 - Foundation and Topography 3
  • 2 - The Population, its Organization and Composition 38
  • 3 - City and Sovereign 93
  • 4 - Industry and Trade 132
  • 5 - Religious Life 189
  • Part II - The Achievement 303
  • 6 - Ptolemaic Patronage: the Mouseion and Library 305
  • 7 - Alexandrian Science 336
  • 8 - Alexandrian Scholarship 447
  • 9 - Alexandrian Philosophy: the Main Phases 480
  • 10 - Aspects of Alexandrian Literature 495
  • 11 - The Horizon of Callimachus 717
  • Epilogue 794
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