Alexandria egypt map. Founded by ptolemy i around 300 bc it was infamously destroyed by bishop theophilus and his christian mob in 391 ad. The serapeum or sarapeion was a great temple dedicated to the greek egyptian god serapis in ancient alexandria. He sent hatib bin abi baltaeh with a letter to the king of egypt in reality emperor heraclius and alexandria called muqawqis. Get alexandrias weather and area codes time zone and dst.
Alexandria is a port city located on the mediterranean sea in northern egypt founded in 331 bce by alexander the great. 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. Port of alexandria egypt business opportunities photos and videos contact information. The islamic prophet muhammads first interaction with the people of egypt occurred in 628 during the expedition of zaid ibn haritha hisma.
Egypt map explore map of egypt a transcontinental country located in north africa. Explore alexandrias sunrise and sunset moonrise and moonset. The greek historian herodotus called egypt the gift of the nile and along that life giving river the ancient egyptians built their amazing civilization one they ruled for three millennia. Alexandria major city and urban governorate in egypt.
Yet before that there were some big port cities just east of alexandria at the western edge of what is now abu qir bay. Egypt is bordered by libya to the west the sudan in south and the gaza strip and israel to the east.