Item description for Death on the Nile: Disease and the Demography of Roman Egypt (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) by Walter Scheidel...
Drawing on ancient census data and funerary commemorations, modern medical accounts and demographic models, the author explores the nature of premodern disease patterns, challenges assumptions about ancient age structure, and develops a methodology for the assessment of Egyptian population size.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004123237 ISBN13 9789004123236
Availability 0 units.
More About Walter Scheidel
Walter Scheidel is Professor of Classics and, by courtesy, History at Stanford University.