Alexandria: a history and a guide

by E. M. Forster

Publisher: Doubleday, Anchor in Garden City, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 243 Downloads: 733
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  • Alexandria (Egypt),
  • Alexandria (Egypt) -- Guidebooks

Edition Notes

98441

Statementby E. M. Forster.
GenreGuidebooks
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 243 p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23265377M

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This new edition will add the essays "Pharos" and "the Pharillon" which were published in and which completed his attempt, "after the fashion of a pageant, to marshal the activities of.

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Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission. During World War I, he worked as a Red Cross Volunteer in Alexandria, aiding in the search for missing soldiers; he later wrote about these experiences in the nonfiction works Alexandria: A History.

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In the autumn ofin a "slightly heroic mood", E. Forster arrived in Alexandria, full of lofty ideals as a volunteer for the Red Cross. With a novelist's pen, he brings to life the fabled, romantic city of Alexander the Great, capital of Greco-Roman Egypt, beacon of light and culture symbolized by the Pharos, where the doomed love affair of Antony and Cleopatra was played out and the Brand: American University in Cairo (AUC).

Alexandria: A History and a Guide Rating * Select Rating 1 star (worst) 2 stars 3 stars (average) 4 stars 5 stars (best) Name. OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages illustrations, maps, plans 21 cm: Contents: PART I: HISTORY.

Greco-Egyptian period --Christian period --The spiritual city --Arab period --Modern period PART II: the square to the Rue Rosette --From the square to Ras-el-Tin --From the square to the southern quarters --From the square to Nouzha --From the square to Ramleh --From the.

Alexandria is a port city located on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt founded in BCE by Alexander the is most famous in antiquity as the site of the Pharos, the great lighthouse, considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, for the Temple of Serapis, the Serapion, which was part of the legendary library at Alexandria, as a seat of learning and, once, the Author: Joshua J.

Mark. The book consists of two parts. The first part is the history of Alexandria, interesting. The second part is a guide to visiting Alexandria, written in and therefore dated. I also read "Pharos and Pharilon", a much thinner booklet on Alexandria, written by E.M.

Forster at the same time, around /5(13). Alexandria: A History and a Guide. [E M Forster] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Alexandria. Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Forster, E.M.

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Alexandria, founded inhas a fascinating history, and many of its historic buildings are still preserved today. During its long history, Alexandria was a tobacco trading post, one of the ten busiest ports in America, a part of the District of Columbia, home to both the largest slave-trading firm in the country and a large free-black community, a Civil War supply center for for Union.

This final volume of the Abinger Edition for the first time ever brings together two books written by E. Forster during the four years he spent in Alexandria. The first of them is a history and a guide to the city - a book which justly enjoyed a reputation for rarity as its first edition was largely destroyed (well, you have to look into the /5(14).

: Alexandria: A History and A Guide.: Octavo. Original buff paper boards, titles to spine and front board in black. Rear board very lightly cockled, boards faintly marked, partial tanning to endpapers.

An excellent copy. Engraved frontispiece and 17 plates, 2 folding maps in the text, one coloured folding map in pocket on rear pastedown.

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Its towering Pharos lighthouse, marking the ancient harbour's entrance, was one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and its Great Library was considered the archive of ancient knowledge.

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