The Library of Alexandria was one of the largest and most significant libraries of
the ancient world. Famous for having been burned, thus resulting in the loss of
many scrolls and books, it has beco...
It has been estimated that at one time the Library of Alexandria held over half a
million ... In 48 BC, Caesar was pursuing Pompey into Egypt when he was
suddenly cut off by an Egyptian ... Unfortunately, it also burned down part of the
city - the area where the great Library stood. ... So who did burn the Library of
May 12, 2014 ... when the enemy tried to cut off his (Julius Caesar's) fleet, he was forced to ...
Nevertheless, Strabo does not mention the Library of Alexandria itself, thereby
supporting the claim that Caesar was responsible for burning it down.
May 12, 2016 ... Illustration of the ancient Library of Alexandria, Egypt. ... able to purchase when
his former tutor, Straton, was head of the Lyceum. .... to them indeed the greatest
thanks, because they did not let all go in ... Yet he is remarkably silent regarding
the extent of the destruction caused by the fire in the city itself.
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Apr 18, 2013 ... But Nalanda was destroyed thousand years later, around 1200AD. .... im glade
the library burned down.it served the greeks right.the greeks ... they were a bunch
of dicks. that didn't matter. what DID matter was the library. and ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... And so, in 283 BCE, the great library at Alexandria was born. ... hundred years of
its founding, we hear that Julius Caesar burned the library down ... it had more to
do with government spending cuts than it did with a great fire.
The Royal Library of Alexandria was once the largest library in the world. ... Some
historians believe that this fire spread into the city and destroyed the entire library
. ... years after the alleged event), definitely says that 40,000 books were burned.
... said that if the books of the library did not contain the teachings of the Qur...
"Nor did the fire fall upon the vessels only: the houses near the sea caught fire
from ... Strabo was to stay there for four years and reside in Alexandria, which he
Jun 4, 2010 ... Christians did not burn the library at Alexandria and other things “Agora” gets
wrong .... all cultural calamities: the burning down of the library of Alexandria. ...
concerned. don't forget, the year when the library was burned there ...
Jun 4, 2010 ... ... the Christians of Alexandria destroyed the city's Great Library, burning its
scrolls, ... This does not, of course, exculpate him of his own silly contributions to
the story. ... suggest that at least part of the library was destroyed when Julius
Caesar ... The Great Library of Alexandria is one of the more fasci...