Tag: ancient library of alexandria

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

03/12 | 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.

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.


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