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What happened to the Library of Alexandria ?

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What really happened to the vast wealth of knowledge stored in the ancient library ?

 

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third_eye

" ... sweet potatoes are a superior vegetable ... "

:lol:

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Nnicolette

It burned?

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Piney
34 minutes ago, Nnicolette said:

It burned?

Several times.....

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khol

I always thought it was probably viewed as a threat to religious groups at the time. Atomic theory was first being thought as far back as 400BC for example. The understanding of mathematics and our solar system were being understood also during this time.Im sure the scrolls contained examples of forward/critical thinking that couldnt be tolerated by these groups. One Thousand Years would pass before Copernicus came along. Think about that.. Its a tragedy our advancement in science was oppressed and held back for so long

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third_eye
51 minutes ago, khol said:

Its a tragedy our advancement in science was oppressed and held back for so long

They tried, oh how hard they tried, thank goodness they failed ... now though ... we have no one but ourselves to blame ...

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Area201

Vatican vaults mostly 

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