Comparing the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires in Freiburg

Currently, I am in Freiburg for a conference entitled┬áComparing the Ptolemaic and Seleucid Empires, because I’m keen on comparative history and keen to see the latest in Hellenistic research. For each topic there are two speakers; one Ptolemaicist and one Seleucidologist. It’s only day one (of three), but the standard has already been very high…