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Library of Alexandria


The Royal Library of Alexandria or Ancient Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world.

Facts about Alexandria, Egypt | AMBergh Education


Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt, known as "The Pearl of the Mediterranean", has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern.

Alexandria, Egypt - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Alexandria is a port city on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great. It is most famous in antiquity as the site of the ...

Ancient Alexandria - Social Studies for Kids


Egypt's Alexandria was founded by one of the world's most famous figures and has endured as one of the world's most famous cities.

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Alexandria (in Arabic, Iskenderia) is a city and chief seaport in Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea. It was named after Alexander the Great, who founded the city , ...

Lighthouse of Alexandria Facts - Soft Schools


The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the first lighthouse in the world. ... on the island of Pharos, to help guide trade ships into its busy harbor at Alexandria, Egypt.



HISTORY OF ALEXANDRIA including Alexander and Ptolemy, A capital city, Greek ... Under Ptolemy, Alexander's successor in Egypt, the new city begins a ...

The City of Alexandria in Egypt - Information & Location of Alexandria


Information & history of Alexandria, It is situated on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, 179Km (111 miles) north of Cairo. It is Egypt's second largest city, behind ...

Alexandria | Egypt | Britannica.com


Jun 22, 2016 ... One of Egypt's largest cities, Alexandria is also its principal seaport and a major industrial centre. The city lies on the Mediterranean Sea at the ...

Alexandria (Alex), City of in Egypt - Tour Egypt


Aug 28, 2011 ... Alexandria (Alex), City of in Egypt. ... Ancient Egypt Kids Section ... The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria, known as "The Pearl of the ...

Alexandria (/ˌælɪɡˈzændrɪə/ or /ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndrɪə/; Arabic: الإسكندرية al- Iskandariyyah; Egyptian Arabic: اسكندرية Eskendereyyah; Coptic: ... More »
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Get information, facts, and pictures about Alexandria at Encyclopedia.com. ... Alexandria declined in importance under Islamic rule as Egypt's center of gravity  ...

10 Facts about Ancient Alexandria | Fact File


Jan 18, 2015 ... Facts about Ancient Alexandria talk about the famous city in Egypt. It was established by Alexander the Great. The original city of Alexandria ...

Alexandria Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com


Nov 5, 2014 ... Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 BC. It is on the Mediterranean Sea, only 225 km ...