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Alexandria and Alexandrianism

Author: J. Paul Getty Museum.; J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.
Publisher: Malibu, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the great seats of learning and repositories of knowledge in the ancient world, Alexandria, and the great school of thought to which it gave its name, made a vital contribution to the development of intellectual and cultural heritage in the Occidental world. This book brings together twenty papers delivered at a symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum on the subject of Alexandria and Alexandrianism.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexandria and Alexandrianism.
Malibu, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996
(OCoLC)605023534
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J. Paul Getty Museum.; J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.
ISBN: 0892362928 9780892362929
OCLC Number: 34024961
Description: x, 302 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The City of Alexandria in the Hellenistic period --
Arts of Hellenistic Alexandria: Greek and Egyptian contributions --
The continuing influence of Alexandria.
Responsibility: papers delivered at a symposium organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities and held at the Museum, April 22-25, 1993.

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This text brings together 20 papers delivered at a symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum on Alexandria and Alexandrianism. Subjects include the library of Alexandria and ancient Egyptian  Read more...

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