Eyal Meyer - Ptolemaic Alexandria - Bibliography
Colvin (1991) - Architecture and the After-Life
27: Two tombs found in North Africa (nid 4th and 3rd-2nd BC) that might reflects Alexander's tomb.
Empereur and Compoint (1998) - Alexandria rediscovered
General inforamtion on the Pharos and the Serapion.
Forster (1961) - Alexandria: a History and Guide
- The inter-marriage of Ptolemy II and his sister Arsinoe.
- A possible location to the tomb of Alexander.
- Tombs of the Ptolemaic Dynasty next to it.
Maehler (1988) - The Grand Procession of Ptolemy Philadelphus by Ellen E. Rice
292: convincingly argues that "the Ptolemaieia, even though founded in honor of Ptolemy I Soter, were obviously designed to enhance the prestige of the dynasty and not just that of its founder."
The Ptolemaea were inaugurated in 279/8 BC.
and my own addition = the procession was most likely intended to serve the interests of the living, as all [commemorative of deceased ancestors]
McKenzie (2007) - The architecture of Alexandria and Egypt
Rice (1983) - The grand procession of Ptolemy Philadelphus
134-79: A chapter on Kallixeinos, style, date and sources
185-6: Object to the popular notion that the Grand procession was part of the Ptolemaea on the basis of lack of emphasis on Soter in the account of Kallixeinos; The absence of Arsinoe II probably tells that it was before her death in 276 BC
Shear (1978) - Kallias of Sphettos and the revolt of Athens in 286 B.C.
34-5: Invitation to Athens; Maybe the Sidonans as well
37: Ptolamaea inaugurated at 279/8
Tarn (1969) - Antigonus Gonatas
104: Agrees with 279/8 BC at the date for the first Ptolemaea.