The Library of Alexandria

The Library of Alexandria The Library of Alexandria was the largest library of its time and a major center for learning and scholarly research, particularly in the fields of astronomy, geography, mathematics, and medicine Caesar and Cleopatra, Erastosthenes and Euclid, Archimedes and Alexander the Great are just a few of the famous people connected to its story Today, historians still argue about how the library was destroyed, and no one knows exactly what it looked like, yet there is no question that the library continues to fascinate and intrigue us This extensively researched look at what we do know about the Library of Alexandria features Kelly Trumble s short, accessible chapters, and richly detailed full color paintings by Robina MacIntyre Marshall Together, they tell the story of one of the wonders of the ancient world, and show how its influence as continued long after its destruction Glossary, suggested reading, selected bibliography, index. New Read The Library of Alexandria by Kelly Trumble For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 80 pages
  • The Library of Alexandria
  • Kelly Trumble
  • English
  • 19 November 2017
  • 0395758327

10 thoughts on “The Library of Alexandria

  1. says:

    Sometimes if I m thinking about learningabout a big topic usually biographical historical art type stuff I ll read a Young Adult non fiction book about it That way I can get a basic but wide ranging lucid footing in the subject and then decide if it s something I want to continue to learn about If so, hooray, I can move up tocomplex comprehensive materials If not, I at least got some tidbits that can potentially pay off in barroom trivia down the line and I ve used up a pr Sometimes if I m thinking about learningabout a big topic usually biographical historical art type stuff I ll read a Young Ad...

  2. says:

    Not.a great treatment of a very exciting subject But the only one on LoA for children, astonishingly enough Though it s supposedly for YA as well as for MG, I wouldn t like to give it to a high school student who was reading up to grade level the syntax , the vocabulary, the assumptions of prior knowledge seemed like they were about 6th Trimble has a nice prose style but she really doesn t tell that much about Alexandria itself The book is chopped up into biographies of stellar Alexandrians Not.a great treatment of a very exciting subject But the only one on LoA for children, astonishingly enough Though it s supposedly for YA as well as for MG, I wouldn t like to give it to a high school student who was reading up to grade level the syntax , the vocabulary, the assumptions of prior knowledge seemed like they were about 6th Trimble has a nice prose style but she really doesn t tell that much about ...

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    Buku yang dibeli melalui Google Play ini ringkas setebal 86 halaman sahaja, menceritakan mengenai Perpustakaan Iskandariah, bermula dari sejarah pembukaan kota Iskandariah, sehingga musnahnya perpustakaan dan tradisi keilmuan Greek di sana Gaya naratif yang tidak terlalu akademik memudahkan pembaca, tetapi tetap berisi banyak maklumat berguna mengenai pembangunan koleksi perpustakaan, jumlah koleksi, pustakawan pustakawan, Mouseion yang bersebelahan tempat sarjana be...

  4. says:

    Trumble takes readers back in time and tells about the formation of this legendary library, the famous men who helped build it and studied there, and how it likely came to disappear Ms Trumble does a good job of making it clear what is unclear, where historical information came from if not from primary sources, and lays all this out in a fairly readable well, as much as possible with so many...

  5. says:

    Nice overview of important academic developments in the classical era helps reinforce relationships between rulers, philosophers, locations, and the influence of their ideas Artwork is detailed and interesting A worthwhile succinct resource, written at about a jr high level.An interesting point Claudius Ptolemy s underestimation of the actual size...

  6. says:

    This book walks the line between entertaining and boring, informative and useless It isn t interesting enough for children to enjoy and it isn t informative enough for students to use as a resource It isn t even good enough to give adults a brief idea of Alexandria s class and cult...

  7. says:

    I have to admit, I was a sucker for the pictures in this book It is beautifully illustrated, and it drew me in It drew my 3 year old son in too, so I told him what was happening in the pictures This is one I hope to revisit in a few years when he reaches that stage in our homeschooling.

  8. says:

    This is a very interesting book about the story of the Library of Alexandria It gives a brief history of its vast collections, rivalry with the Pergamum Library, famous scholars, and subsequent destruction by fire It has beautiful pictures.

  9. says:

    NIce introduction to the Library of Alexandria and the importance it had.

  10. says:

    NOt only informative, but also beautifully illustrated.

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