Tag: library of alexandria

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.

Alexander in the East

03/01 | When the known world proved too small, Alexander the Great set his sights east. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched east to India, north to the Danube River and south   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

02/01 | In part one of a two-part series, Douglas Boin presents new archaeological and historical research in the study of early Christianity.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Daily Life and Practice.


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