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: 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: Charles River Charles River Editors
ISBN: 9781542764513
Size: 48.73 MB
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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 Vanished Library

Author: Luciano Canfora
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520072558
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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

The Shores Of Wisdom

Author: Derek Adie Flower
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781442130197
Size: 80.76 MB
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The Shores of Wisdom tells the story of this ancient Library and Mouseion of Alexandria and how it influenced Western thought as much as, if not more than, Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum at Athens.

Ptolemaic Alexandri

Author: Books, LLC
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
ISBN: 9781156736548
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