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So the first duties which fell to the Fl ^ 2. Augustus adoring Isis: Tentyra. prefect, Cornelius in consisted Gallus, suppressing- disturbances up the new Heroopolis was the country. p IG> the 3. philoe : first city Temple of Hathor. < > V 2 ' ' ' ' '' ' . , . C. D. spread revolt was caused in the Thebaid by the arrival of the Roman tax-collectors but the Egyptians were no match for the legions which followed. In days the rebels were crushed in two fifteen pitched battles, and the country was secured by the reduction of the towns of Boresis, Koptos, Keramike, Diospolis, and Ophieum.
Tentyra: Portico of Temple, (Photo, by W, M. 1 1! ;^ F. ) antiquarian tour, ascending the Nile as far as Syene. He had, however, omitted to obtain permission from the emperor, and had thus broken the law laid down by Augustus, which forbade any Roman citizen of senatorial rank, without such permission, to enter Alexandria: he had also taken upon himself to open the public granaries in a time of scarcity, and allow the stores of wheat hoarded there to be sold, thus lowering the price of grain and had gone about among- the ; VISIT OlP GERMANTCUS 27 people in a Greek dress without guards, ^^ All these were capable of treasonable interpretation, especl?