10 Reasons The Ancient City Of Alexandria Was An Intellectual Powerhouse

The city of ancient Alexandria was an intellectual juggernaut. Greek, Egyptian, and Roman learning were drawn together here in a unique project to catalog and refine all the world’s knowledge.

Dec 5, 2020By Alice Bennett, MSt Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, BA Ancient History
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By Alice BennettMSt Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, BA Ancient HistoryAlice has a BA in Ancient History and an MSt in Late Antique and Byzantine studies from the University of Oxford. She is a contributing writer and editor and is particularly passionate about the promotion and protection of historical and archaeological knowledge. In her spare time, she can be found wandering the woods or lurking around ancient monuments, taking photographs.