Monday, 9 August 2010

The Ptolemies became Egyptian; The Egyptians Did Not Became Ptolemaic, says Hawass

There can be no doubt that the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty is considered one of the most important eras of Egyptian history, writes Dr Zahi Hawass. This dynasty lasted for nearly 300 years, and the early Ptolemaic rulers put in place the foundations and rules by which to govern the country. The Ptolemies governed Egypt under the principle that not only was Egypt their homeland and country, but that it was their only homeland.
Read more: Asharq Alawsat 

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