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You're a REAL book lover if you think about the literature and the philosophical and scientific works housed here that were destroyed and it just pisses you off!!

The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire

☥ The Great Merkhutu (pyramids) were originally bright white When originally finished, they were plated in an outer layer of white “casing stones”. These casing stones were cut with astounding precision to give a smooth slope to the structures, unlike how they appear today with the outer stones more or less forming very large “steps”. The original casing stones were made of highly polished Tura limestone, meant to reflect the sun’s rays, and were accurate within 1/100th of an inch.

The Great Pyramids were originally Bright White, and we're encased in a covering of highly polished, precision Cut Tura limestone, meant to reflect the sun’s rays, and were accurate within of an inch.

The Baths of Diocletian in Rome - reimagined. The Baths are on the Viminal, the smallest of the Seven hills of Rome, just inside the Agger of the Servian Wall. They served as a bath for the people residing in the Viminal, Quirinal, and Esquiline quarters of the city.The Baths were commissioned by Maximian in honor of co-Emperor Diocletian in 298, the same year he returned from Africa.

The Baths of Diocletian in Rome were commissioned by Maximian in honor of co-Emperor Diocletian in

Many artists have represented the lighthouse of Alexandria in different ways.

Egypt 1744 Folio Hand Col Print Ptolemy Lighthouse of Alexandria Egypt

historical context The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. 420 BC) period. The Acropolis was destroyed by the Persians in 490 BC and rebuilt to even greater levels of splendor. Visible are the famous Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaia.

The Acropolis of Athens as it would have appeared in the classical (ca. The Acropolis was destroyed by the Persians in 490 BC and rebuilt to even greater levels of splendor. Visible are the famous Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Propylaia.

Lighthouse of Alexandria - Ancientvine

Lighthouse of Alexandria - lighthouse built in the III century BC. on the island of Pharos near the Egyptian city of Alexandria, one of the 7 wonders of the world, destroyed by an earthquake

Ancient Structures - Library of Alexandria (19th Century)

Von Corven / artistic interpretation of the ancient Library of Alexandria based on archaeological evidence, Egypt,

mortisia:  Library of Alexandria [x] The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. With collections of works, lecture halls, meeting rooms, and gardens, the library was part of a…

mortisia: Library of Alexandria [x] The Royal...

Scholars Using the Great Library of Alexandria, Egypt, Bc," unknown artist, probably c.

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