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A medium sized coffee table type book that covers several wonders of the ancient world in 4-6 pages of text and colour photographs/illustrations each. The text provides a brief description and history of each wonder. This book is extremely interesting, well written and has numerous colour graphics. ...
Pretty darn entertaining for an intellectual history of a city I have to say. The second half of the book kind of dropped off for me. The history of science and reason in Alexandria is replaced by squabbles over religion in the later years of the Roman Empire and a lot of the esoteric arguments ma...