Alexandria: The Cultural Heart of Hellenistic Egypt, One of the Seven Wonders


Explore the rich history of Alexandria, the primary centre of Hellenic civilisation and the capital of the vast Ptolemaic empire.

Discover iconic structures like the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Library, and the Serapeum, which adorned this ancient city.

Join us on a journey back in time to understand the cultural significance of Alexandria under the Ptolemies. Learn about its unique blend of Greek, Egyptian, and Jewish influences and the architectural marvels that defined this historic city.

Dive into the history of this remarkable metropolis, from its strategic harbour location to its role as an intellectual centre: Witness Alexandria's rise and eventual decline as it transitioned from Ptolemaic rule to Roman influence.

This video uncovers the captivating story of a city once at the forefront of ancient civilisation but ultimately faded into history. Take advantage of this opportunity to delve into the past and explore the true cultural heart of the ancient world.

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