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Re: [BKARTS] documents are set ablaze Baghdad



Thank you for sending this link.
I am so saddened by this incredible loss,
another angle of the profound loss that war and conflict can create...

I am reminded of an article in Smithsonian Magazine (april 2002) of the
opening of the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the loss (over centuries -
long ago) of the ancient scrolls and texts there.

http://www.smithsonianmag.si.edu/smithsonian/issues02/apr02/alexandria.html
(only a brief excerpt here, the one in Smithsonian magazine is much more
detailed and worth reading if you can find the copy)

Has anyone been to the new Alexandria Library?

Anna B
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Queen Oscar Designs
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