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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Late Dynastic, Greco–Roman, and Christian Times

Filip Coppens.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings

January 2016; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Egyptian Archaeology. 5904 words.

The chapter provides an overview of the history of the Valley of the Kings following its abandonment as a royal necropolis at the end of the New Kingdom and the dismantling and caching of...

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The Valley of the Kings in the Lives of Modern Egyptians

Kees van der Spek.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Valley of the Kings

January 2016; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Egyptian Archaeology. 6329 words.

Since the early nineteenth century, archaeological fieldwork in the Valley of the Kings has relied on the manual labor provided by the villagers of nearby Qurna, the Qurnawi. Adopting a...

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Christianity

Malcolm Choat.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Egyptian Archaeology. 7567 words.

This article discusses Christianity in Egypt from its origins down to the martyrdoms under Diocletian in the early fourth century. It looks at three key areas: the establishment of the...

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Archaeology of Early Christianity in Egypt

Darlene L. Brooks Hedstrom.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology

February 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Archaeology; Archaeology; Egyptian Archaeology. 7574 words.

This chapter discusses the evolution of scholarly interest in Christian antiquities in Egypt after 1900. The archaeology of early Christianity developed much later than the field of...

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Latin in Egypt

T. V. Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Egyptian Archaeology. 5221 words.

This article discusses the function and character of Latin in Roman Egypt. Within the multilingual speech community of Roman Egypt the Latin language played a minor role. Greek was employed...

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The Jews in Roman Egypt

Andrew Harker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Egyptian Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 6271 words.

This article examines the status, history, and development of the Jewish communities in Alexandria and Egypt during the Roman period, using the evidence from literary writings of Philo and...

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