Table of contents for Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his world / edited by Paul Mckechnie and Philippe Guillaume.

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CONTENTS
Preface ................................................................. ix 
Contributors ........................................................... xiii 
Abbreviations .......................................................... xv 
Introduction............................................................ 1 
Paul McKechnie 
alpha 
a new morning opened ... in the lecture-room 
Ptolemaic Royal Patronage............................................ 9 
Oswyn Murray 
beta 
from zeus let us begin 
Economic Reforms in the Mid-Reign of Ptolemy Philadelphus..... 27 
Dorothy J. Thompson 
The Foreign Policy of Ptolemy II ..................................... 39 
Celine Marquaille 
A Re-Examination of the Chremonidean War....................... 65 
James L. O'Neil 
The Unbalanced Relationship between Ptolemy II and Pyrrhus of Epirus ............................................................... 
91 
Geo? W. Adams 
OGIS 1266: Kings and Contracts in the Hellenistic World.......... 103 Matthew F. Trundle 
gamma 
countless are the lands ... but no land brings forth so much as low-lying egypt 
Egyptians in the Hellenic Woodpile: Were Hekataios of Abdera and Diodoros Sikeliotes Right to see Egypt in the 
Origins of Greece?.............................................................. 119 
 Martin Bernal 
Elephants for Ptolemy II: Ptolemaic Policy in Nubia in the Third Century BC ......................................................... 
135 
 Stanley M. Burstein 
Piety and Diplomacy in Apollonius' Argonautica ...................... 149 Anatole Mori 
Maresha in the Reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus ................... 171 
Amos Kloner 
Herakleopolis Magna under Philadelphus ........................... 183 
Erja Salmenkivi 
delta 
how has it not occurred to any of the 
historians or poets to make mention 
of such enormous achievements? 
Ptolemy Philadelphus and Jewish Writings: Aristobulus and Pseudo-Aristeas as Examples of Alexandrian Jewish 
Approaches.......................................................... 193 
 Johann Cook 
Sexuality and Ptolemy's Greek Bible: Genesis 1-3 in Translation: '... Things which they Altered for King 
Ptolemy' (Genesis Rabbah 8.11) ........................................................ 207 
 William R.G. Loader 
Ptolemy Philadelphus: a New Moses ................................. 233 
Paul McKechnie 
Philadelphus' Alexandria as Cradle of Biblical Historiography ..... 247 
Philippe Guillaume 
contents vii 
Gendering Healing both Human and Divine: the Case of Sirach 38:1-15............................................................... 
257 
 Elaine M. Wainwright 
 epsilon ... and with zeus make end, ye muses Innovations in Ancient 
Garb? Hieroglyphic Texts from the Time of Ptolemy 
Philadelphus............................................275 
 Joachim Friedrich Quack 
The Problem of the Ptolemaic Sibling Marriage: a Case of Dynastic Acculturation? ............................................ 
291 
 Kostas Buraselis 
Through a Woman's Eyes, and in a Woman's Voice: Ihweret as Focalizor in the First Tale of Setne 
Khaemwas......................... 303 Steve Vinson 
Bilistiche and the Prominence of Courtesans in the Ptolemaic Tradition ............................................................ 
353 
 Daniel Ogden 
The God Serapis, his Cult and the Beginnings of the Ruler Cult in Ptolemaic 
Egypt.................................................. 387 
 Stefan Pfei?er 
Bibliography ........................................................... 409 
Index ................................................................... 000 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus, King of Egypt.