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Alexandria in Egypt

Alexandria, built on the orders of Alexander the Great in the 3rd century B.C., was the centre for the spread of culture and art among the people of the Mediterranean.
The web site, run by a university organization, gives information on the history of the city from the Ptolemaic dynasty to Cleopatra and later.
The site contains a large number of maps, illustrations and information on the history and art of Alexandria and is also linked up with other Internet sites covering subjects relative to the city and its traditions.



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