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Egypt in the First Millennium CE - AHIS261

This unit is an overview of Egyptian society, economy and culture in the period from the Roman conquest of Egypt to the Fatimid period. Topics include: natural resources and the built environment; government and taxation; agriculture and trade; the structure of society; ethnicity; literacy and bilingualism (Greek, Demotic and the rise of Coptic); the growth and development of Christianity; and the fate of Egyptian Christianity in the centuries after the Arab conquest.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Malcolm Choat

12cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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