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From that time began a long struggle by the Alexandrian Jews to confirm their rights.
The works of writers such as Josephus () and Philo (Vita Moysis ) contain a defense of Alexandrian Jews' rights.
The Jews often sought to explain Judaism to the Greeks (cf. They tried to enter the Greek gymnasium which was a sign of the cultured Greek.
Cases of actual apostasy were rare; that of Dositheos, son of Drimylos, who renounced Judaism to enter court, was exceptional ( It used to be thought that the Jews were given equal rights with the Greeks by Alexander the Great, and that they called themselves Macedonians (Wars, 7–88). Since the population registered its name and racial origin, each nationality in Egypt formed a separate group through the Ptolemid period.
This was a blow to Jewish pride, for besides those few individual Jewish families who had received the distinction of Greek citizenship, the vast majority of Jews could no longer register in the gymnasia and had to pay the poll tax.They became significant in culture and literature, and by the first century Philadelphus (283–44) emancipated the Jews taken captive by his father and settled them on the land as cleruchs or in "Jew-Camps" as Jewish military units.He was remembered by the Jews of Egypt as having instigated the translation of the Septuagint (see Letter of Aristeas ; Bible : Greek translation).[By: Encyclopedia Judaica] Egypt, centered along the banks of the River Nile from the Mediterranean coast southward, is a land rich in both biblical and contemporary Jewish history.In 1948, the Jewish population of Egypt reached as high as 75,000.
In the the Hellenization was not so strong, but there the Jews were influenced by the native Egyptians.