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Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria)

The Library of Alexandria was one of the largest libraries of the ancient world. It was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts. During your Egypt excursions, you should visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina because it has an ancient part of the country's history.

This main library was part of a larger research institution called the Museum of Alexandria, which functioned as a center of scholarship from its establishment in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. The Library of Alexandria was famous for its collections of papyrus scrolls, which were housed in large clay jars. That is considered as of the best Egypt trips and the most enjoyable historical trips you can do in your life.

There are many things to do in Alexandria library that you can do inside it, including discovering recordings of conferences, concerts and art. Get a beautiful tour of Alexandria bibliotheca to see Alexandria from its historical side. If you’re interested in Egyptian History and destinations you can have a look Egypt online tour blogs.

Does the great library of Alexandria still exist?

Yeah, The Bibliotheca Alexandrina still exists in Alexandria, Egypt. The library was inaugurated in 2002 and is administered by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture.

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is both a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity and an attempt to rekindle something of the brilliance that this earlier center of learning represented.

There is some debate over whether or not the original Library of Alexandria still exists. Some scholars believe that it was destroyed by Julius Caesar during the siege of Alexandria in 48 BC, while others believe that it may have survived until later centuries.

Regardless of its ultimate fate, the legacy of the Library of Alexandria lives on in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. All will be revealed during your Alexandria day tours.

What destroyed the Library of Alexandria?

There are many facts and secrets that you do not know about the Library of Alexandria. Most historians agree that the Library of Alexandria was destroyed by a series of fires, though the exact cause of the fires is unknown. The first fire is thought to have been started by Julius Caesar during his siege of Alexandria in 48 BC. The second fire occurred in 273 AD, when the city was sacked by the troops of Emperor Aurelian. The third and final fire happened in 391 AD, when Alexandria was again sacked, this time by Christian troops under the command of Theodosius I. After this final destruction, the Library is thought to have never been rebuilt or reopened.

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. It is believed to have housed between 200,000 and 700,000 books, divided between two library branches.

The books at the library were divided into the following subjects: rhetoric, law, epic, tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, medicine, mathematics, natural science, and miscellaneous. Egypt luxury tours will provide you with rich cultural and historical information in various fields and destinations like Alexandria. The library was destroyed by fire in the 3rd century AD and its contents were lost. However, some of the books from the library have been preserved through other sources such as quotation marks by later authors.

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy during the Egypt classic tour, including browsing the shelves, attending events, and taking part in programs. If you're looking to browse the shelves, you'll find plenty of options to choose from. The library has a wide selection of books, magazines, and other materials. Alexandria offers Alexandria library book sales. You can follow our website to keep yourself updated about Alexandria Library News and deals. There are many adventure journeys in our Egypt travel package, which included a visit to Alexandria Library.

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