The Library of Alexandria: Centre of Learning in the Ancient World

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Bloomsbury Academic, 21 giu 2002 - 208 pagine
The Library of Alexandria was one of the greatest cultural adornments of the late ancient world. It contained thousands of scrolls of Greek, Hebrew and Mesopotamian literature, as well as art and artifacts of ancient Egypt. This book brings together a distinguished array of scholars to bring this great institution--tragically destroyed--back to life.

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Recensione dell'utente  - Elizabeth Sulzby - Goodreads

This is an edited volume by scholars from Australia. I've read a number of the chapters or similar material elsewhere. I plan to read it selectively alongside The Rise and Fall of Alexandria. I am ... Leggi recensione completa

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