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Šobota, Goran. (2014). Aleksandrijska knjižnica i njeno uništenje. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Hebrang Grgić, Ivana].

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The Library of Alexandria is the most famous library in human history. Its establishment and work aimed at gathering the overall knowledge of the human race under one roof is inspiring even today. It was under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty who made generous donations to the Library and related institutions, as well as numerous scholars who worked in Alexandria. However, tragic fate befell on the Library of Alexandria. The great conqueror Julius Caesar unintentionally destroyed the Royal Library. The Museum disappears in unrests and conflicts of the first centuries of the new era, and the last remnants of the Library, the one in Serapeum, disappeared during the conflicts between the Christians and pagans. In the Middle Ages a myth arose that the Arabs are guilty of the destruction of the Library, which causes disputes even today. In the 20th century the idea was launched to revive the library in Alexandria. At the beginning of the 21st century the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is opened not far away from the location of the ancient Library of Alexandria.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Library of Alexandria, destruction of Library, Serapeum, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Julius Caesar, Caliph Umar, Patriarch Theophilus.
Subjects: Information sciences > Librarianship
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Hebrang Grgić, Ivana
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2014 11:14
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2014 11:14

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