The Library of Alexandria and it’s Legacy

A History Channel episode entitled “The Library of Alexandria and it’s Legacy“. The documentary is about 47 minutes long.

At its height, the library was said to possess nearly half a million scrolls, and, although historians debate the precise number, the highest estimates claim 400,000 scrolls while the most conservative estimates are as low as 40,000,

You can also learn more at Wikipedia by reading the article on Library of Alexandria.

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