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What happened to the Library of Alexandria ?



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

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by third_eye on 17 November, 2017, 12:47
" ... sweet potatoes are a superior vegetable ... " ~
Comment icon #2 Posted by Nnicolette on 17 November, 2017, 13:02
It burned?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Piney on 17 November, 2017, 13:37
Several times.....
Comment icon #4 Posted by khol on 17 November, 2017, 14:46
I always thought it was probably viewed as a threat to religious groups at the time. Atomic theory was first being thoughtas 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 thatcouldnt 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
Comment icon #5 Posted by third_eye on 17 November, 2017, 15:38
They tried, oh how hard they tried, thank goodness they failed ... now though ... we have no one but ourselves to blame ... ~
Comment icon #6 Posted by Area201 on 9 December, 2017, 21:44
Vatican vaults mostly


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