Tag: the ancient library of alexandria

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.

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.


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