Monday, February 12, 2018

Roman Egypt is well known as the granary of the empire, but it was so much more. It was also a base for military operations into Africa and the Middle East, and the starting point for the extremely important oceanic trade with Africa, India and China, the doorway to the outside world. The wealth that Egypt contributed propped up the empire, thanks to ruthless exploitation by the Roman emperors.

Dennis Pricolo

Dennis Pricolo is a retired Navy Captain who spent lengthy tours across Europe, the Middle East and Eastern Asia. The current president of the Egyptian Study Society, Dennis is a graduate of the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, earned masters degrees from the US Naval War College and Harvard University, and is a lifelong enthusiastic student of military, naval and ancient history.