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date: 06 August 2020

Egypt 

Source:
The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Author(s):
Alan Brian LloydAlan Brian Lloyd, Dorothy J. ThompsonDorothy J. Thompson, Dominic W. RathboneDominic W. Rathbone

Egypt began its historic period c.3200 bc. By a convention derived from *Manetho this era is divided into 31 dynasties which are currently grouped into several phases: the Thinite or Archaic period (Dynasties 1–2, ...In the period from the death of Alexander (3) the Great in 323 bc until Octavian's conquest and the death of ...After two centuries of diplomatic contacts, Egypt was annexed as a province of the Roman people in 30 bc by Octavian (Augustus) after his defeat of Mark Antony (... ...

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