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67 For data from the Roman period, cf. Bagnall and Frier 1994, 48 (slaves con56 26 walter scheidel In view of this dispiriting concatenation of uncertainties, it is almost impossible to trace change over time. 69 We cannot tell whether the top billing for the Egyptians was meant to imply a ranking in terms of quantity. 72 I have summarised all this material to demonstrate how little the sources tell us. With regard to the breakdown of the metropolitan population, no meaningful theoretical predictions can be verified or falsified by the available data, and it is impossible to relate models to evidence.

78 Delia 1988, 277; and see above, p. 22. 79 Delia 1988, 278; Haas 1997, 46. 18. 62 reckons with one-fifth. See Delia 1988, 279. 81 Haas 1997, 46. 76 28 walter scheidel eleutheroi resided in the city in the mid-first century BCE, is less helpful than it might seem. 85 Consideration of the demographic development of Cairo, traditionally the largest city in late medieval and early modern Egypt, may also help discourage inflated assumptions about the size of ancient Alexandria. From the eleventh to the thirteenth centuries, Fustat may have been inhabited by some 120,000 people on 300 hectares, or perhaps 200,000 together with Qahira.

89 However, the dramatic growth of Edo shows that the relative effect of such a decision need not be large, and in any case remains impossible to measure. In Tokugawa Japan, the rise of Edo caused the two other major cities to lose population, albeit only on a modest scale. As mentioned above, the population of the ceremonial centre of Kyoto declined from 410,000 in 1534 to the mid-300,000s in the late 1660s, a loss of about 15 per cent. 90 In terms of location and function, Memphis resembled the landlocked ancient royal city of Kyoto, and we may suspect that the former lost revenue and population during the Ptolemaic period without necessarily experiencing a severe depression.

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