Alexandria greece map. Evidence of food producing economy simple hut construction and seafaring in mainland greece and the aegean. The islamic prophet muhammads first interaction with the people of egypt occurred in 628 during the expedition of zaid ibn haritha hisma. The serapeum or sarapeion was a great temple dedicated to the greek egyptian god serapis in ancient alexandria. It was founded around 332 on egypts mediterranean sea coast in the nile delta region.
It was found on the sunken island of antirhodos in the ancient harbor of alexandria. Ancient greece the aegean world reading. Founded by ptolemy i around 300 bc it was infamously destroyed by bishop theophilus and his christian mob in 391 ad. Mesolithic period 8300 7000 earliest evidence of burials found in franchthi cave in the argolid greece.
Yet before that there were some big port cities just east of alexandria at the western edge of what is now abu qir bay. Geography shapes greek life web research. The statue is made from black granite. British military hospital egypt bmh alexandria the history of bmh alexandria egypt including events in the second world war such as the battle of el alamein.
He sent hatib bin abi baltaeh with a letter to the king of egypt in reality emperor heraclius and alexandria called muqawqis. The history of alexandria dates back to the citys founding by alexander the great in 331 bc. It is most famous in antiquity as the site of the pharos the great lighthouse considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world for the temple of serapis the serapion which was part of the legendary library at. Alexandria is a port city located on the mediterranean sea in northern egypt founded in 331 bce by alexander the great.