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'''Theon''' ([[Greek language|Greek]]: Θέων, ca. [] - ca. [] AD) was an [[Ancient Egypt|Egyptian]]<ref>[[George Sarton]] (1936). "The Unity and Diversity of the Mediterranean World", ''Osiris'' '''2''', p. 406-463 .</ref> scholar in [[Alexandria]], [[Egypt]]
Since the source says Theo of Alexandria and not Theon of Alexandria. Since the author does not give a date, we do we know that Theo and Theon that he is referring to are one and the same. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Selfworm (talk • contribs) 18:50, August 26, 2007 (UTC)
"Theo" is just an alternative spelling for "Theon". If you look for "Theon of Alexandria" in the index (p. 463), it will refer to section 23 (p. 429-430), which is exactly where "Theo of Alexandria" is mentioned, and there is no other "Theon" mentioned there either. It should clear up any misunderstandings if we reference the index page as well, to make it clear that Sarton was in indeed referring to the same Theon of Alexandria. Jagged 85 05:49, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
Very well. Thanks for that information. selfwormTalk) 23:44, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
According to the Wikipedia article on the Library of Alexandria, "In short, there is simply no evidence whatsoever to support the contention that Christians destroyed the Library."
This seems very awkwardly placed and kind of out of nowhere. signed gingervlad —Preceding unsigned comment added by Gingervlad (talk • contribs) 23:38, 21 November 2007 (UTC)