Alexandria in the Roman Empire: Politics, Commerce and Culture

Alexandria in the Roman Empire: Politics, Commerce and Cultu...

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The 2019 Ronald Syme lecture was presented by Professor Alan Bowman and introduced by Sir Tim Hitchens. Alexandria was for many centuries, the largest and most important city in the eastern Mediterranean. This lecture explores how Rome tried to ensure its political stability which was crucial for its military control and economic interests in the east. This involved direct and indirect management by the imperial house of its role as the conduit t...Read More
The 2019 Ronald Syme lecture was presented by Professor Alan Bowman and introduced by Sir ...Read More