Tag: ancient library of alexandria

An Unexpected Consequence of the Christian Crusades

11/04 | The Fihrist, and the scholarship it represents, is one of the shining positives that emerged from the Crusades.   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Thonis—A Major Egyptian Port Swallowed by the Sea

05/13 | At the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian coast lies the spectacular port city of Thonis.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

03/02 | When Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C.E., the Ptolemaic dynasty was given control of Egypt. Ptolemy I (c. 367–283 B.C.E.) established his capital at Alexandria and immediately began to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places.


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