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Earth-Cirumference-calculation_by-Eratosthenes-of-Cyrene
Eratosthenes working in Alexandria around 200 BC was able to estimate to within 1.6% accuracy the circumference of the Earth. He knew that the city of Swenet was directly on the Tropic of Cancer as a man’s shadow could not be seen even in a deep well
literals.wordpress.com/ 2013/06/21/ eratosthenes-circumference/ by James Buckland
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Ammonius-Saccas
Ammonius Saccas is mainly known as the teacher of Plotinus whom he taught for eleven years from 232 to 243 Plotinus is regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Ammonius_Saccas
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Euclid_in-The-School-of-Athens
Euclid -the father of Geometry was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I [323–283 BC] with his textbook "Elements" withe their "proofs" still being the standard today
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Euclid
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Ptoleme-II_by_Jean-Baptiste-de-Champaigne
Ptolemy II Philadelphus [309 BCE – 246 BCE] was the king of Ptolemaic Egypt from 283 BCE to 246 BCE. The son of the founder of the Ptolemaic kingdom Ptolemy I Soter invested much in the library and its scientific research
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Ptolemy _II_ Philadelphus
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The-Burning-of-the-Library-at-Alexandria-_391_AD
"Seizing this opportunity Theophilus exerted himself to the utmost . he caused the Mithraeum to be cleaned out. Then he destroyed the Serapeum. and he had the phalli of Priapus carried through the midst of the forum"
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Theophilus_of_ Alexandria
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alexandrian-library
Ancient Library of Alexandria flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center of scholarship
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Library_of_Alexandria
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Hypatia_CW_Mitchell
In 415 AD The first woman of mathematics murdered for being an influential Platonist pagan
Hypatia @ cosmopolis.com
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Hypatia-Alexandria
Hypatia of Alexandria -- The end of the Hellenic Age
wiki/Hypatia [born between 350 and 370 AD – 415 AD]
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