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Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Agatharchides of Cnidus


Agatharchides of Cnidus

Ptolemaic Dynasty


Agatharchides of Cnidus was an author who wrote On the Red Sea, which made use of information available in the royal archives in Alexandria as well as eye-witness reports, and proved that there were some important and beneficial side effects of the Alexandrian stimulus to trade.


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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011

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