The magnificence of Alexandria, long one of the leading cities of the ancient world, comes to life in this unique volume designed to read like a travel guide written in AD 160. The city's founding by Alexander the Great, its harbors, docks, marketplace, shops, temples and religions, libraries, cemeteries, and ethnic groups are all profiled in stunning detail, along with side trips to the pyramids and other nearby sights.

Ancient Alexandria 2002, Lucent Books, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9781590181423