Alexandria rediscovered

by J.-Y Empereur

Publisher: G. Braziller in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt,
  • Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-249) and index.

StatementJean-Yves Empereur ; photographs by Ste phane Compoint/Sygma ; [translated from the French by Margaret Maehler].
ContributionsCompoint, Ste phane., Sygma Photo News Inc.
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14438280M
ISBN 100807614424
OCLC/WorldCa40393425

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Athens' equal and political rival to Rome, Alexandria awed ancient travelers with its wealth, size, and cultural prestige. —New York Times Book Pages: Alexandria (/ ˌ æ l ɪ ɡ ˈ z æ n d r i ə / or /-ˈ z ɑː n d-/; Arabic: الإسكندرية ‎ al-ʾIskandariyya; Egyptian Arabic: اسكندرية ‎ Eskendereyya; Coptic: ⲣⲁⲕⲟϯ Rakodī; Greek: Αλεξάνδρεια Alexandria) is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic center.

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It was only by chance that the first edition of 11 Yolyou wa Darb el-Eskandareyya (11th July and the Bombardment of Alexandria), written by the late distinguished writer el-Aqqad, got published.

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