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Pausanias’ Egypt

Martin Bommas

Martin Bommas is senior lecturer in Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was a research associate of Professor Jan Assmann at the University of Heidelberg until 2000, and has published five monographs on ancient Egyptian rituals, religious texts, and memory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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... trustworthiness in ‘all things Greek’.Pretzler 2007: 11. Rather it shall examine only those passages in which Pausanias reveals his take on the cult of Egyptian gods in ancient Greece, which reached its peak when Pausanias travelled the country.Bommas...

The Iseum Campense as a Memory Site

Martin Bommas

Martin Bommas is senior lecturer in Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was a research associate of Professor Jan Assmann at the University of Heidelberg until 2000, and has published five monographs on ancient Egyptian rituals, religious texts, and memory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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... Bommas 2012a. Probably because Messalla had visited Egypt himself,For more details about Messalla’s life, see Tränkle 1990: 12. Lyne 2001: 188–9 compares Horace’s Epode 9 – a celebration of Actium – and Epode 1 – addressed to Maecenas –...