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Ostmka. vii. iii. ; 30. A. v. pp. M. M. [no number]; pp. , Nos. 1 6, 22. JEWISH RISING 35 Papyri. U. P. i. M. 154, 181, 280, 281. Miscellaneous. Stele of Nero adoring- Min, from Koptos, Petrie, Koptos, p. 22. 17. A fresh and unusually serious and Jewish factions broke out soon after the accession of Nero. riot of the Greek It was provoked by the expedition of a large body of Egyptian Jews to Palestine, with the object of setting Jerusalem free from Roman rule. The expedition itself was fruitless, but the religious fervour which had inspired it and sent it out, found further vent in a quarrel at Alexandria, where the Jews attacked the amphitheatre in which the Greeks were assembled, alleging the illtreatment of certain of their fellows in justification and, but for the FIG.
A. vii. pp. , Nos. 12, 13, 19, 21, pp. , Ostraka. Hi. : No. i ; ix. p. U. No. 4. 636; Petrie, Hawara, p, 36, Nos. 41, 60, 166, K 208, 212-4, 238; Pap. M. 195, 256 n, 276, 277, 357, 445. Miscellaneous. ) Papyri. 197, from Apollinopolis Parva Koptos, ; a similar stele from Koptos (Petrie, p. 22). 7. During- the remainder of the reign of Augustus, and the whole of that of Tiberius, Egypt remained in a state of comparative tranquillity so that by the tenth year of the latter emperor the three Roman legions which had formed the original garrison of the country had been already reduced to two/ 145 The strict watch which Tiberius kept upon his ministers tended to preserve this tranquillity, by checking" any exaction or oppression on the part of the officials which might ; ) GOOD GOVERNMENT OF TIBERIUS have given occasion for disturbances FIG.
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