Monday, March 01, 2021

What Happened to the Library of Alexandria?

LOST LIBRARY: What Happened to the Great Library of Alexandria? Learn About the Rise and Fall of This Ancient Institution (Margherita Cole, My Modern Met).

The legend in the Letter of Aristeas claims that the Septuagint Greek translation of the Pentateuch was commissioned for the Library of Alexandria.

Some PaleoJudaica posts on the Library of Alexandria and other ancient libraries are here and links.

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