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Alexandria: a history and a guide.

Author: E M Forster
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, 1961.
Series: Doubleday Anchor original, A231.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Alexandria.
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, 1961
(OCoLC)600714257
Online version:
Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Alexandria.
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, 1961
(OCoLC)609343285
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E M Forster
OCLC Number: 414282
Description: 243 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
Contents: History --
Greco, egyptian period --
The land and the waters --
Pharos, Rhakotis, Canopus --
Alexander the great --
The foundation plan --
The first three ptolemies --
The ptolemaic city --
The later ptolemies --
Cleopatra --
Ptolemaic culture --
Literature --
Scholarship --
Art --
Philosophy --
Science --
Christian period --
The rule of rome --
The christian community --
Arius and athanasius --
The rule of the monks --
The arab conquest --
The spiritual city --
Introduction --
The jews --
Neo platonism --
Christianity --
Introduction --
Gnosticism --
Orthodoxy --
Arianism --
Monophysism --
Monothelism --
Conclusion: islam --
Arab period --
The arab town --
The turkish town --
Modern period --
Napoleon --
Mohammed Ali --
The modern city --
The bombardment of alexandria --
Conclusion --
The God abandons Antony --
Guide --
From the square to the rue rosette --
The square --
Statue of Mohammed Ali --
Banco di roma --
Rue rosette --
Mosque of the prophet Daniel --
St Saba --
Greco roman museum --
From the square to the ras el tin --
Chorbagi mosque --
Terbana mosque --
Abou el abbas mosque --
The anfouchi tombs --
Ras el tin Palace --
Prehistoric harbour --
Fort kait bey (the pharos) --
From the square to the southern quarters --
Place st Catherine --
Attarine mosque --
Old protestant cemetery --
Pompey's pillar and the temple of serapis --
Kom es chogafa catacombs --
Mahmoudieh canal --
From the square to nouzha --
Municipal gardens --
Antique tomb (Pompey's?) --
French war memorial --
Nouzha gardens --
Antoniadis gardens --
Antique tomb --
From the square to ramleh --
Caesareum and Cleopatra's needles (site of) --
Abercrombie monument --
Abou el nawatir --
San stefano casino --
Sprouting rocks --
From the square to mex --
Mex --
Fort agame --
Aboukir and rosetta --
Montazah --
Aboukir --
Canopus --
Baths of Cleopatra --
Edku --
Rosetta --
The libyan desert --
Abousir --
Burg el arab --
St Menas --
Wady natrun --
Natrun monasteries.
Series Title: Doubleday Anchor original, A231.

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