In ancient Egypt any books found in ships coming into port would be brought immediately to the library of Alexandria and be copied The original would be kept in the library and the copy given back to the owner Ultrafactstumblrcom fae-of-the-rose thors-glorious-golden-locks holy-crap-someone-finally nerdgirl-to-the-rescue ohmygil ultrafacts aussietory third-way-is-best-way tuxedoandex kvotheunkvothe ultrafacts Source For more facts follow Ultrafacts EVERY TIME SOMEONE BRINGS UP THE LIBRARY OF ALEXANDRIA I GET SO ANGRY but why Because it got burned All of that knowledge lost forever The library was destroyed over 1000’s of years ago The library consisted of thousands of scrolls and books about mathematics engineering physiology geography blueprints medicine plays important scriptures Thinkers from all over the Mediterranean used to come to Alexandria to studyMost of the major work of civilization up until that point was lost If the library still survived till this day society may have been more advanced and we would sure know more about the ancient world That graphic grinds my gears every time I see it It was burnt down accidentally by Caesar in 48 BC We should totally just stab Caesar Fifteen times even Meme

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