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Alexandrian Library, glory of the Hellenic world

Edward Alexander Parsons

Alexandrian Library, glory of the Hellenic world

its rise, antiquities, and destructions.

by Edward Alexander Parsons

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Published by Elsevier Press in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aliksāndrīnā (Library)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [433]-461.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ722.5 .P3 1952a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 468 p.
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13539588M
    LC Control Number52005648
    OCLC/WorldCa6164537

    this book will be given to the students during classes) Edward Alexander Parsons, The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World. Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions, Elsevier Press (Amsterdam and New York ) (copies of readings from this book will be given to the students during classes). Edward A. Parsons, The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World; ItsRise, Antiquities, and Destructions (Amsterdam: Elsevier Press, ); Luciano Canfora, The Vanished Library, trans. Martin Ryle, Hellenistic Culture and Society, 7 (Berkeley: University of California Press, ); and Rudolf Blum, Kallimachos: The Alexandrian Library.

    E. A. Parsons, The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World. London, Very unreliable in analysis, old-fashioned in the worst sense. Included here more by way of warning than recommendation; but some useful collection of materials. On reserve. R. Pfeiffer, History of Classical Scholarship from the Beginnings to the Hellenistic Age. awe and sanctity of great cathedral like houses of worship.9 In the Book, the Alexandrian library: Glory of the Hellenic world, it is noted that one head librarian Callamachus was accidentally locked in the library overnight and testifies that he heard ghosts and demons so that whenever he frequented the library again he wore garlic around his File Size: KB.

      Edward Alexander Parsons, The Alexandrian Library: Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities and Destruction (London: Cleave-Hume, ), [3] Ibid. [4] Parsons, [5] Parsons, [6] John Pentland Mahaffy, A History of Egypt Under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (London: Methuen, ), [7] Civil War, III, p. An avid researcher and amateur historian, Parsons published numerous articles, pamphlets, and books, such as The Noble Art of Printing: An Exposition, with Some Account of Johann Gutenberg, the Father of Printing (), The Letters of Robert R. Livingston: The Diplomatic Story of the Louisiana Purchase (), The Alexandrian Library, Glory of.


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The Alexandrian Library: Glory of the Hellenic World (Amsterdam, ), 83–, in discussing the foundation and building of the Library, recognizes the weakness of Ps.-Aristeas’s evidence and the difficulties with Tzetzes (whom he discusses in great detail), but refuses to give up the information they provide.

Staikos, 60–61, also notes. The Alexandrian library; glory of the Hellenic world, its rise, antiquities, and destruction. -- Amsterdam: American Elsevier Press, Theim, Jon. "The Great Library of Alexandria Burnt: Towards the History of a Symbol," Journal of.

SCHOLARSHIP IN THE HELLENIC WORLD. To fully appreciate the historical significance of the Alexandrian Library, it is necessary to consider the intellectual milieu within which it arose.

In the first half of the 4th century BC, Athens was still Cited by: Order this book from The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World; Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions. by Edward Alexander Parsons, Elsevier, Amsterdam-New York, [Out of Print] Bibliotheken in der Griechischen und Römischen Zivilisation A bibliography by Professor R Barth, part of the web site.

Indeed, the Alexandria Library was much more. It “stimulated an intensive editorial program that spawned the development of critical editions, textual exegesis and such basic research tools as dictionaries, concordances and encyclopedias.” 11 The library in fact developed into a huge research institution comparable to a modern university—containing a center for the.

The life and fate of the ancient Library of Alexandria (Paris: UNESCO, ) Rudolf Blum. Kallimachos: the Alexandrian Library and the origins of bibliography trans. from the German. () Parsons, Edward Alexander, The Alexandrian library; glory of the Hellenic world, its rise, antiquities, and destruction.

(NY: Elsevier,). Harris holds a degree in Library Science and has written several books and articles on this subject. Harris's argument in this book, that libraries started in Colonial America is in opposition to my own thesis.

Parsons, Edward Alexander; The Alexandrian Library; Glory of the Hellenic World. Amsterdam: The Elsevier Press, Print. 1 For an introduction to the "book as symbol" see Ernst Robert Curtius, the Alexandrian library: Edward Alexander Parsons, The Alexandrian Library: Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions (Amsterdam.

Here are 10 things you need to know about the ancient library of Alexandria. 1) The ancient library of Alexandria was founded by Demetrius of Phaleon, an Athenian politician who fell from power and fled to Egypt. There, he found refuge at the royal court of King Ptolemy I Soter, who ruled Egypt between and : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

Library. Glory of the Hellenic World. Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions. London: The Elsevier Press, (), octavo, cloth in dust jacket. (xiv), pp. First Edition. Divided into four sections: Books and Libraries in Ancient Hellas; The Founding of Alexandria; The Founding of the Museum and the Library; The Destruction of the Library.The Alexandrian Library: Glory of the Hellenic World by Edward Alexander Parsons.

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This Was Publishing: A Chronicle of the Book Trade in the Gilded Age by Donald Sheehan. This Was Publishing.Writing shortly after World E. A. Parsons prefaced his book on the Alexandrian library as follows: "Deep in my study, as the outer world resounded with the havoc of war, or limped in slow recovery from its frightful toll, I thought I would write the history of the Alexandrian library, itself the perfect victim of military madness and of.