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The Lighthouse of Alexandria
   is situated in (what is now)   
Egypt
It was situated on the ancient island of Pharos which today is a promontory within the city of Alexandria. Two earthquakes in 1303 and 1323 left a significant impression on the structure. A medieval fort was built in 1480 by the Egyptian Sultan Qaitbay on the same spot where the Lighthouse once stood. Stone and marble from the fallen structure were used to build the fort.
Muscat of Alexandria
   grape was first grown in   
Egypt
Widely grown
Alexandria
   stands on the   
Potomac
Virginia, U.S.
Colossus of Rhodes, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Lighthouse at Alexandria
   are all   
Three of the Seven Wonders of the World
Norfolk, Newport News, Alexandria
   are all   
Cities in Virginia
Heron of Alexandria
   invented   
The Ancient Aeolipile-steam Engine
Heron of Alexandria invented a steam powered rotating ball in Circa 100 AD. This is the first recorded steam power.
Lawrence Durrell
   wrote   
The Alexandria Quartet
1957
Alexandria
   is situated in   
Louisiana
St Catherine of Alexandria
   is patron saint of   
Philosophers
Ca. 287- ca. 305, martyred; one of Joan of Arc's "voices"
Alexandria Zoo
   is found in   
Egypt
Alexandria. There is also a reptile house, a museum and a 'birds and small mammals' section of the zoo.
Alexandria Zoological Park
   is found in   
The U.S.A.
Louisiana, U.S.A.
Euclid of Alexandria
   was   
The Writer of Euclid's Elements
Fl. 300 BCE
Euclid of Alexandria
   was   
The Father of Geometry
Fl. 300 BCE
Alexandria Lakes
   is situated in   
Minnesota
Alexandria
   is at   
31°12'N 29°55'E
Egypt
Pearl of the Mediterranean
   is a nickname for   
Alexandria
Egypt
Hypatia of Alexandria
   was   
A Mathematician, Philosopher, Astronomer and Inventor
She lived in Roman Egypt, and was killed by a Christian mob who falsely blamed her for religious turmoil.
Ctesibius of Alexandria
   was a   
Greek Inventor
Called the "father of pneumatics"; c. 285-222 BC
Ctesibius of Alexandria
   was a   
Greek Mathematician
Did his work in Ptolemaic Egypt, died c. 222 BCE
Philo of Alexandria
   was an   
Egyptian Philosopher
Hellenistic Jewish Biblical philosopher born in Alexandria; 20 BC-50 AD
Gallus
   was played by Peter O'Toole in   
Katherine of Alexandria (2012)
Alexandria-Cornwall
   is situated in   
Ontario






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