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
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The Roman provinces (Latin: provincia, pl. provinciae) were the administrative regions of the Roman Empire outside of Italy that were controlled by the Romans under the Republic and later under the Empire. Each province was ruled by a Roman appointed as governor.
The Roman province of Egypt (Latin: Aegyptus, pronounced [ae̯ˈɡʏptʊs]; Greek: Αἴγυπτος Aigyptos [ɛ́ːɡyptos]) was established in 30 BC after Octavian (the future Roman emperor Augustus) defeated his rival Mark Antony, deposed Pharaoah Cleopatra, and annexed the Ptolemaic Kingdom to the Roman Empire.
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 Antony's 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.
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The death of Cleopatra ended the nominal independence of Egypt resulting in Egypt's becoming one of the provinces of the Roman Empire. Roman rule in Egypt (including Byzantine ) lasted from 30 BC to 641 AD, with a brief interlude of control by the Sasanian Empire between 619–629, known as Sasanian Egypt . 
Egypt (/ ˈiːdʒɪpt / (listen) EE-jipt; Arabic: مِصر Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
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.
Ptolemy lived in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt under the rule of the Roman Empire, had a Latin name (which several historians have taken to imply he was also a Roman citizen), cited Greek philosophers, and used Babylonian observations and Babylonian lunar theory.