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#egyptian illustrations

Alexandria’s Greek heritage dates back to the 4th century BC, when it was founded by Alexander the Great during his conquest of the First Persian Empire. It is against this historical backdrop that much of Alexandria’s character was formed, evolving from an Egyptian village in ancient times, to the Pearl of the Mediterranean. This origin story is also what sets Alexandria apart from other Egyptian cities whose indigenous histories are less obscure and aren’t entirely defined by imperial civilizations. This…