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When was Egypt absorbed into the roman empire?


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August 21, 2014 8:01PM

According to modern scholars, Egypt was absorbed into the Roman Empire in 30 BC when it was declared a province by Octavian. This transition boosted the city of Alexandria into a center of both culture and trade for the Romans. Their rule was widespread, causing the eventual exclusion and alienation of native Egyptians from their government.