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Unformatted text preview: CLST 15 Final Exam (Written Version) I-The Assignment Imagine that you have been asked by your high school history teacher to help her AP history class begin their study of Ptolemaic Egypt. The class has spent a week studying Greek history but has looked at Ptolemaic Egypt in only the most cursory fashion. Your teacher wants her students to read the relevant primary sources in Austins The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest , but she first wants to make certain that the students have some sense of historical context. Your teacher asks you to write an essay that provides an overview of Ptolemaic history from 332-30 BCE, an essay that she can give to her students in lieu of the relevant chapter in Shipleys book, which she finds overly complex and confusing. Your teacher asks you to write the essay in such a way that students will, after reading it, have a good, general, feel for Ptolemaic history and will be able to read and understand the relevant entries in Austin. able to read and understand the relevant entries in Austin....
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