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Triangular LandscapesEnvironment, Society, and the State in the Nile Delta under Roman Rule$
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Katherine Blouin

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199688722

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688722.001.0001

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Hydrological Context

Hydrological Context

(p.13) 1 Hydrological Context
Triangular Landscapes

Katherine Blouin

Oxford University Press

This chapter aims at providing a general overview of the hydrological context underlying the human settlement of the Nile Delta – and of the Mendesian Nome – from the Predynastic to the Arab periods. Drawing from geo-archeological and historical evidence, it first introduces the main features of the Nile river and discusses the ways in which they shaped ancient Egyptian attitudes toward the environment and fluvial risk, before turning to the hydrological history of the Nile Delta in antiquity.

Keywords:   Nile, Nile Delta, geo-archaeology, hydrology, fluvial risk

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