Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria (3)
Find out about the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the ancient structure that was once the tallest building on Earth. Browse sites about the history of the Lighthouse, called one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and its use by the rulers of Alexandria.
NOVA: Treasures of the Sunken City
Learn how a French archaeologist and his team discovered the Pharos lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, just offshore from the modern city of Alexandria, Egypt.
Tale of Three Cities
National Geographic project explores two millennia of urban life in pictures and text: focusing on Alexandria, Egypt in 1 A.D.; Cordoba, Spain in 1000 A.D., and New York City in the year 2000.
Peter of Alexandria
From the Latin version by Anastasius Bibliothecarius.
International conference that will blend new and old ideas, inventions, knowledge, and also examine the implications as well as the potential applications of biotechnology. Presented by The Bibliotheca Alexandrina.