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Alexandria: The Greatest City

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Alexandria : The Greatest City

Release Date: June 01, 2010

Year    :   2010
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Lion Television, History
Director    :   Nick Gillam-Smith
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RunTime    :   48 mins.

Bettany Hughes goes in search of this lost civilisation, revealing the story of a city founded out of the desert by Alexander the Great in 331 BC to become the world's first global centre of culture. The documentary also looks at the role of astronomer and philosopher Hypatia, and incorporates stunning footage from the feature film 'Agora'.

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