Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The New Library of Alexandria is dedicated to recapture the spirit of openness and scholarship of the original Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Indeed, it is much more than a library. Beside the Main Library and its affiliated Francophone, Depository and Maps libraries, it has six specialized libraries, a copy of the Internet Archive, four museums, a Planetarium Science Center, an Exploratorium for children, Culturama: a cultural panorama projected over nine screens, (VISTA) Virtual Immersive Science and Technology Applications, 13 Academic Research Centers, 15 permanent exhibitions, four art galleries, a large conference center and, it hosts the secretariat of a number of international institutions.
The Library of Alexandria holds hundreds of conferences, workshops, symposia and artistic performances every year, and it publishes books and monographs in many areas of knowledge.
In keeping with the legacy of its namesake, the Library seeks to produce and disseminate knowledge through all its activities, and reaches out to the public through a variety of training courses and academic seminars that promote knowledge and mutual dialogue and understanding among peoples and cultures.

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The Legacy of Islamic Civilization (edX)

Jun 20th 2016
The Legacy of Islamic Civilization (edX)
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Discover how Islamic civilization has influenced world culture, specifically in the fields of science, architecture, and mathematics. Learn about Muslim civilization and its valuable contributions and role in the revival of the Greek Classics. This is not a course about Islam or the Islamic civilization, it is a brief [...]
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Ancient Egyptian Civilisation (edX)

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Ancient Egyptian Civilisation (edX)
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Learn about the history, women, and architecture of ancient Egypt from the Library of Alexandria, Egypt's celebrated learning and cultural complex. This brief, introductory history course will take you on a journey into the wonders of ancient Egypt as you discover why ancient Egypt is the legend that it [...]
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21.00 EUR