Alexandria and Alexandrianism


Alexandria and Alexandrianism (Getty Trust Publications)

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Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   September 26, 1996
ISBN  0892362928
Pages  316

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This book brings together twenty papers delivered at a symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Subjects range from "The Library of Alexandria and Ancient Egyptian Learning" and "Alexander's Alexandria" to "Alexandria and the Origins of Baroque Architecture." With nearly two hundred illustrations, this handsome volume presents some of the world's leading scholars on the continuing influence and fascination of this great city.

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