As the chilling conclusion to this elegant piece of historical detective work he establishes who burned the books. A specialist in ancient literature, he has published a history of Greek literature and studies of Thucydides. Customer Reviews Average Review. See All Customer Reviews.
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USD Overview The Library of Alexandria, one of the wonders of the Ancient World, has haunted Western culture for over 2, years. Product Details About the Author.
Average Review. Write a Review. University of California Press. Hellenistic Culture and Society Series , 7. Anecdotes, conversations, and reconstructions give The Vanished Library the compulsion of an exotic tale, yet Canfora bases all of them on historical and literary sources, which he discusses with great panache.
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