The astronomical orientation of the urban plan of Alexandria

Alexander the Great founded the city of Alexandria in 331 B.C. It would later become hugely prosperous, home of the Queen-Pharaoh Cleopatra, famous for its magnificent Museum (Library) and for its 450-foot-tall (140 meters) Lighthouse, one of the wonders of the ancient world. Continue reading “The astronomical orientation of the urban plan of Alexandria”

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