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Acta Alexandrinorum
(135 words)

[German version]

Compilation of Egyptian papyrus collections, also misleadingly called martyr records, which document the relationship of the Alexandrians to Rome in the form of court reports, speeches, addresses, legation reports and letters. Today it is as good as proven that the papers were created shortly after the described events, that is, in the time from the first half of the 1st cent. to the beginning of the 3rd cent. AD. They are not, however, copies of official documents as they purport…

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Redies, Michael (Berlin), “Acta Alexandrinorum”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e102800>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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