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The Lost Libraries And Works Of Ancient History
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The Lost Libraries And Works Of Ancient History

The Lost Libraries: * During the Hellenistic Period (323-31BC) there were several major libraries in the Mediterranean world, the greatest being the Library of Alexandria, established about 300BC – it was damaged in 48BC and probably destroyed in the reign of the Roman Emperor Aurelian (270-275AD). * Alexandria’s closest rival was the library at Pergamum, … Continue reading