The library of Alexandria, one of The Seven Wonders of the ancient world, brought together all the knowledge of the world in a "universal library", and this book aims to recreate Ptolemy's library, giving us an insight into how culture is transmitted down the centuries. The author specialises in history and ancient literature and has written a number of novels. He was awarded the Prix Latina for this book in 1988.
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Book Description Hutchinson Radius, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091740495