This is the ruins of the great library of Alexandria, Egypt one of the largest libraries of the ancient world.

Remains of the ancient library at Alexandria, lost in a fire with its books. Originally built between the years of 331 and Absolutely love history and the ancient world

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is the revival of the ancient Royal Library of Alexandria, which was the largest and most influential library in the Greek world. It was built by Alexander the Great some 2,300 years ago.

The Heretic Queen; Thebes The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is the revival of the ancient Royal Library of Alexandria, which was the largest and most influential library in the Greek world. It was built by Alexander the Great some years ago.

The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the most recently built Wonder, having been built in 280 BCE by Sostratus of Cnidus on the island of Pharos. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Hypatia and Ancient Alexandria: Together they fall

Egypt 1744 Folio Hand Col Print Ptolemy Lighthouse of Alexandria Egypt

"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. 335/350–415) the last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria. She taught philosophy and astronomy. The pupils included pagans, Christians, and foreigners. Murdered by a Christian mob after being accused of witchcraft and godlessness and of causing religious turmoil."

Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar

"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. the last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria.

Cleopatra's Palace sunken underwater, Alexandria, Egypt..incredibly these treasures are largely in tact after the earthquake that sunk them! #treasuredtravel

Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.

Alexandria #Egypt.                                   حبيبتي  إسكندرية وروحي مصر ام الدنيا Sal Sab

Alexandria #Egypt. حبيبتي إسكندرية وروحي مصر ام الدنيا Sal Sab

Indigo Landing  Waterfront Wedding Alexandria, VA www.alxweddingshow.com

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Christmas in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. We use to go to Alexandria all of the time when we lived in D.C.

Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Old Town Alexandria

Celebrate the Holidays in Historic Alexandria, Virginia: Old Town Alexandria VA - King Street Holiday Lights

Next long weekend? Waterfront, Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Old Town Alexandria Photos - Images of Historic Alexandria : Old Town Alexandria Seaport

Old Town Alexandria, Virginia!

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