The Burning of the Library of Alexandria By The Numbers

Plate depiction of the library functioning at its peak (Public domain)

The Great Library of Alexandria was one of the greatest depositories of human knowledge ever devised. It was embedded within the ancient Mouseion, a famous center for learning and the arts founded by the Ptolemaic Empire. Beginning with Ptolemy I Soter, the…




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