CORRIGENDA
p. 9, line 14: for 'Ibrahimieh' read 'Ibrahimiya', and so throughout.
40, para. 3, penultimate line: after 'and' add 'their names'.
44, last para., line 7: for 'demes' read 'demotics'.
82, nine lines from bottom: for 'Olympic' read 'Olympian'.
147, para. 2, line 10: read 'cargo-barges,'.
191, para 1, last sentence: 'In the Roman period dedications of the second type continue in vogue'.
195, fifteen lines from bottom: for 'Hylatas' read 'Hylates'.
196, para 3, line 4: for 'Bladous' read 'Bladouis'.
198, para. 2, line 2: after 'century' add 'erected'. para. 3, line 3: for 'alongside' read 'perhaps with'.
211, para. 1, twelve lines from bottom: delete comma after 'Aelian'.
225, para. 1, line 8: read 'performed at the original tomb of Alexander, has for . . .'
232, para. 3, line 9: read 'Theoi Adelphoi, whether in the sanctuary mentioned by Herodas or not'.
310, penultimate line: for 'Panasepis' read 'Panaretus'.
325, para. 2, eighteen lines from bottom: for 'eventually' read 'evidently'.
332, line 6: after '265-263' add note-number 201.
335, para. 2, three lines from end: delete note-number.
347, para. 2. antepenult. line: at end, read 'of the Cnidian'.
375, para. 2, line 12: read 'Asclepius, and of Amenothes'.
378, para. 1, line 13: for 'καινουμένης' read 'κινουμένης'.
381, para. 2, Six lines from bottom: delete 'minor'.
408, line 9: for 'Persaeus' read 'Platonicus'.
482, eight lines from bottom: for 'Platonicus' read 'Platonicus'.
487, para. 2, line 10: for note-number 63 read 73.
488, para. 1, eight lines from bottom: for 'Sosus' read 'Sosus'.
496, para. 2, seven lines from bottom: for 'Maryandians' read 'Mariandynians'.
533, para. 4, line 11, read 'and Carthage)'.
630, para. 2, lines 6 and 8, for 'Maryandyni' and 'Maryandynian' read 'Mariandyni' and 'Mariandynian'.
641, para. 2, line 15: for Parcae read Parcae.
669, para. 1, line 12: read 'But an evil [rumour comes to my ears]'.
688, para 4, line 6: read 'third century, though . . .'
745, second quotation, five lines from end: for '〈the Muses(?)〉' read '[the Muses(?)].'
749, line 12: for 'the latter probably an older,' read 'the latter probably. . . .'.
758, para. 1, penultimate line: transpose opening quotation mark to before 'Grammarians'.
801, para. 2, line 17, read 'and the area south-east of Coptos'.

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  • 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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