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[W]hen the enemy endeavored to cut off his communication by sea, he was forced to divert that danger by setting fire to his own ships, which, after burning the docks, thence spread on and destroyed the great library. Plutarch, Life of Caesar

Remains of the ancient library at Alexandria, lost in a fire with its books. Originally built between the years of 331 and Absolutely love history and the ancient world

Skyline photo for Stanley bridge , Alexandria -Egypt

An Aerial View Of Alexandria, Egypt

The Lighthouse of Alexandria, sometimes called the Pharos of Alexandria was a lofty tower built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 280 and 247 BC and between 393 and 450 ft (120 and 140 m) tall, it was one of the tallest man-made structures on Earth for many centuries, and was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. (albion-prints, 2013)

Egypt 1744 Folio Hand Col Print Ptolemy Lighthouse of Alexandria Egypt

The Best Brunch Spots in Alexandria via visitalexandriava.com

The not-so-secret ingredient to a perfect weekend in Alexandria? That would be weekend brunch. Whether you’re sharing Mother’s Day brunch specials with Mom or catching up on the latest gossip with friends, you can linger over a latte, sip.

Alexandria #Egypt.                                   حبيبتي  إسكندرية وروحي مصر ام الدنيا

Alexandria #Egypt. حبيبتي إسكندرية وروحي مصر ام الدنيا

Tintagel Post Office, a National Trust property, Cornwall. Do you fantasize…

Tintagel Post Office, a National Trust property, Cornwall, England ~ Tintagel Old Post Office is a stone house, built to the plan of the original medieval manor house.

Library of Alexandria - Alexandria, Egypt. As part of the Greek revitalization movement during the Hellenistic Period, the vast Library of Alexandria was a beacon for education only behind Athens.

alexandria Library of Alexandria - Alexandria, Egypt. As part of the Greek revitalization movement during the Hellenistic Period, the vast Library of Alexandria was a beacon for education only behind Athens.

Cleopatra's Palace sunken underwater, Alexandria, Egypt..incredibly these treasures are largely in tact after the earthquake that sunk them! #treasuredtravel

What I would give to go scuba diving in Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Alexandria Egypt

Photo Stanley Bridge by Rami Bittar on 500px Alexandria - Egypt April 2014

Photo Stanley Bridge by Rami Bittar on Alexandria - Egypt April 2014

Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria, Egypt built in 297 AD, commemorating the victory of Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt

Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria, Egypt built in 297 AD, commemorating the victory of Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt

*HERACLEION ~ Lost Egypt City revealed after 1,200 yrs., 30' under Medeterranean Sea in Aboukir Bay near Alexandria, Egypt....Cleopatra’s underwater palace Egypt! DG

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

*HERACLEION ~ Lost Egypt City revealed after yrs., under Medeterranean Sea in Aboukir Bay near Alexandria, Egypt.Cleopatra’s underwater palace Egypt!

A collage of the 7 wonders of the ancient world as depicted by 16th-century Dutch artist Maarten van Heemskerck.

7 Wonders Of The World

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Great Pyramid of Giza Hanging Gardens of Babylon Temple of Artemis at Ephesus Statue of Zeus at Olympia Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Colossus of Rhodes Lighthouse of Alexandria

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This looks like underwater ruins of Egyptians in the Alexandria's sea, but it is modern art from an underwater museum in Mexico. The statue is called "Herencia (Inheritance)" and "stands" in the depth of 4 m in Punta Nizuc, Cancun, Mexico

Cleopatra’s Alexandria Amazing Underwater Cities.

Cleopatra’s Alexandria Amazing Underwater Cities. *Atlantis* ~An island country mentioned within an allegory on the hubris of nations in Plato's works Timaeus and Critias, where it represents the antagonist naval power that besieges "Ancient Athens

ruins of the library in Ephesus, the rivaled the Egyptian library of Alexandria.  The apostle Paul preached in this city.  © Doug Nelson

PAUL'S JOURNEY - Ephesus, Turkey - Ruins of the library in Ephesus. The Apostle Paul preached in this city.