23 min

The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period- Marina Escolano-Poved‪a‬ ARCE Podcast

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In this episode:
Dr. Escolano-Poveda discusses her new book, The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period (Harrassowitz 2020), in which she examines the representations of Egyptian priests in Egyptian and Greek literary and paraliterary texts, in order to determine the role of these important figures in the historical and intellectual context of the first centuries before and after the change of era. She also discusses the important Hermetica and early alchemical texts, and the knowledge exchange between the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world through Egypt. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast
Photo Credit: Marina Escolano-Poveda

In this episode:
Dr. Escolano-Poveda discusses her new book, The Egyptian Priests of the Graeco-Roman Period (Harrassowitz 2020), in which she examines the representations of Egyptian priests in Egyptian and Greek literary and paraliterary texts, in order to determine the role of these important figures in the historical and intellectual context of the first centuries before and after the change of era. She also discusses the important Hermetica and early alchemical texts, and the knowledge exchange between the Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world through Egypt. In conversation with Dr. Fatma Ismail, ARCE's US Director for Outreach and Programs.

For more information please go to www.arce.org/podcast
Photo Credit: Marina Escolano-Poveda

23 min

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