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What is glass made from?

Sand, plant ash or natron and lime

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What is the color of natural glass?

Green to bluish green

2

What property was discovered about glass?

Excellent refractor of light

3

What building profited from glass windows?

The thermae

4

First three ruling groups before romans?

Egyptians, persians, greeks

5

Five items imported from rome to egypt

Papyrus, gold, marble, granite, grain

6

Three gods worshipped in rome

Serapis, isis, osiris

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What family ruled Alexandria after alexander and for how long

Ptolemy, next 300 years

8

Who was last in the ptolemaic line?

Cleopatra

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When did Egypt become a roman province?

30 B.C.

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What was the main street in alexandria?

Canopus street

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How wide was this street?

100 feet

12

What was the area that contained temples, administrative offices, and gardens

The royal quarter

13

What was the caesareum?

A shrine begun by cleopatra

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What was the caesareum intended to honor?

Marc Antony

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Who dedicated it to himself?

Emperor augustus

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What six nationalities in alexandria?

Egyptians, jews, romans, africans, indians and the greeks

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What group was most powerful?

The greeks

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True or false claudius wrote an angry letter to the alexandrians

True