- Egypt (Roman province) — a province of the Roman Empire (30 BCE−395 CE) mainly based in the modern country of Egypt. The period began with the absorption of the Ptolemaic Kingdom in 30 BCE, and ended with the division of the Roman Empire in 395.
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The Roman province of Egypt was established in 30 BC after Octavian defeated his rival Mark Antony, deposed Pharaoh Cleopatra, and annexed the Ptolemaic Kingdom to the Roman Empire. The province encompassed most of modern-day Egypt except for the Sinai Peninsula, which would later be conquered by Trajan. Aegyptus was bordered by the provinces of Crete and Cyrenaica to the west and Judea to the East. The province came to serve as a major producer of grain for the empire and had a highly developed
It was organised as a Roman province at the end of the Third Mithridatic War (73–63 BC) by Pompey, who incorporated the eastern part of the defeated Kingdom of Pontus into it in 63 BC. 63 BC – Syria; Pompey annexed Syria at the end of the Third Mithridatic War
The province encompassed most of modern-day Egypt except for the Sinai Peninsula (which would later be conquered by Trajan). Aegyptus was bordered by the provinces of Crete and Cyrenaica to the west and Judea (later Arabia Petraea) to the East.
Egypt was established as a Roman province in consequence of the Battle of Actium, where Cleopatra as the last independent ruler of Egypt and her Roman ally Mark Antony were defeated by Octavian, the adopted heir of the assassinated Roman dictator Julius Caesar.
Egypt The Roman province o Egyp ( Laitin : Aegyptus , pronoonced [ajˈɡʏptʊs] ; Greek : Αἴγυπτος Aigyptos [ɛ́ːgyptos] ) wis established in 30 BC efter Octavian (the futur emperor Augustus ) defeatit his rival Mark Antony , deponed his lover Queen Cleopatra VII an annexed the Ptolemaic Kinrick o Egyp tae the Roman Empire .
Following Diocletian's reforms the Roman province was divided into seven provinces: Aegyptus I,II, Augustamnica, Arcadia, Thebais, Cyrenaica Superior, Inferior, these forming part of the Diocese of Oriens (the East) until circa 381 when a separate Diocese of Aegyptus was constituted.
Amarna (/ ə ˈ m ɑːr n ə /; Arabic: العمارنة , romanized: al-ʿamārnah) is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly established (1346 BC) and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty, and abandoned shortly after his death (1332 BC).
Judea was not a senatorial province, nor an imperial province, but instead was a "satellite of Syria" governed by a prefect who was a knight of the Equestrian Order (as was that of Roman Egypt), not a former consul or praetor of senatorial rank.
The kingdom began as a sovereign state and later alternated between being a Roman province and a Roman client state. Numidia, at its largest extent, was bordered by the Kingdom of Mauretania to the west, at the Moulouya River, Africa Proconsularis (now part of Tunisia) to the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the north, and the Sahara to the
Hypatia [a] (born c. 350–370; died 415) was a Hellenistic Neoplatonist philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician , who lived in Alexandria , Egypt , then part of the Eastern Roman Empire . She was a prominent thinker of the Neoplatonic school in Alexandria where she taught philosophy and astronomy . She is the first female mathematician whose life is reasonably well recorded. Hypatia was ...