Thursday, June 27, 2013

In the Book Room - 19 Aug, 1899


A Comprehensive History of Egypt

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Saturday, 19 August, 1899

Page 8

Volume LIX - Issue 229

"...It was not difficult for the Greek general and his followers to conform to the national religion of Egypt..."

"...Alexander had founded the City of Alexandria and to it after his dead his body was brought, through Ptolemy's influence. It was a Greek colony at first, but in the following centuries became a thoroughly Egyptian city..."

"...Hellenic influences naturally had a considerable effect upon the life of the capital and its immediate neighborhood, and in later centuries the conflicts between Jews and Greeks in Alexandria were furious and bloody..."


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