The Library Of Alexandria

Author: Kelly Trumble
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547532899
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Together, they tell the story of one of the wonders of the ancient world, and show how its influence as continued long after its destruction. Glossary, suggested reading, selected bibliography, index.

The Library Of Alexandria

Author: Roy MacLeod
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857714384
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This book demonstrates that Alexandria became - through the contemporary reputation of its library - a point of confluence for Greek, Roman, Jewish and Syrian culture that drew scholars and statesmen from throughout the ancient world.

The Library Of Alexandria

Author: Charles River Charles River Editors
ISBN: 9781542764513
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In fact, the Library of Alexandria proved to be one of the greatest institutions created in the ancient world because it influenced the minds of countless people in profound ways for centuries.

The Library Of Alexandria And The Lighthouse Of Alexandria

Author: Charles River Charles River Editors
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781985649118
Size: 46.81 MB
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While there is still some question as to who actually authored the text attributed to Philo and when it was authored, their lists ended up comprising the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, igniting interest in the ones they chose and ...


Author: Rudolf Blum
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299131734
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Rudolf Blum’s landmark study, originally published in German in 1977, argues that Kallimachos of Kyrene was not only the second director of the Alexandrian library but also the inventor of two essential scholarly tools still in use to ...

The Vanished Library

Author: Luciano Canfora
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520072558
Size: 38.96 MB
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The book can only enrich research and teaching."—William M. Calder III, Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign