Timeline of Alexandria

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Alexandria, Egypt.

BCE era[edit]

1st-15th centuries[edit]

Alexandria, 16th century

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

8 1872 - Population ca. 200,000 (ca. 20% foreigners).

20th century[edit]

Aerial view of Alexandria, 1990

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stiros, Stathis C.: “The AD 365 Crete earthquake and possible seismic clustering during the fourth to sixth centuries AD in the Eastern Mediterranean: a review of historical and archaeological data”, Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 23 (2001), pp. 545-562 (549 & 557)
  2. ^ Mediterranean's 'horror' tsunami may strike again, New Scientist online, March 10, 2008.
  3. ^ a b "Alexandria", The Mediterranean, Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1911, OCLC 490068 
  4. ^ Synagogues listed here:http://www.nebidaniel.org/synagogues.php?lang=en
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Michael J. Reimer (1988). "Colonial Bridgehead: Social and Spatial Change in Alexandria, 1850-1882". International Journal of Middle East Studies 20. JSTOR 163400. 
  6. ^ I. Smith Homans (1859), "Alexandria", Cyclopedia of Commerce and Commercial Navigation (2nd ed.), New York: Harper 
  7. ^ a b c d e "Alexandria", Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  8. ^ Donald Malcolm Reid (1993). "The Egyptian Geographical Society: From Foreign Laymen's Society to Indigenous ProfessionalAssociation". Poetics Today. JSTOR 1773284. 
  9. ^ a b P.C. Sadgrove (2007), The Egyptian Theatre in the Nineteenth Century (1799-1882), Garnet Publishing, ISBN 9780863723223 
  10. ^ "Alexandria". ArchNet.org. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  11. ^ Der Volks-Brockhaus, Wiesbaden, 1965
  12. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  13. ^ "Fatal clashes on Egypt uprising anniversary". BBC News. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 

This article incorporates information from the French Wikipedia and the German Wikipedia.

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century
  • "Alexandria". Guide to Palestine and Egypt. London: Macmillan and Co. 1901. 
  • T.G. Bonney, et al. (1904), "Alexandria", The Mediterranean, its Storied Cities and Venerable Ruins, New York: J. Pott 
  • Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1906), "Alexandria", Cook's Handbook for Egypt and the Sudan (2nd ed.), London: T. Cook & Son, OCLC 7434398 
  • "Alexandria". Guide to Egypt and the Sudan (5th ed.). London: Macmillan and Co. 1908. 
  • Breccia, Evaristo (1914), Alexandrea ad Aegyptum; guide de la ville ancienne et moderne et du Musée gréco-romain (in French), Bergamo: Istituto italiano d'arti grafiche 
  • Jonet (1921). Atlas historique de la ville et des ports d'Alexandrie (in French). Cairo. 
  • E. M. Forster (1922), Alexandria: a History and a Guide, Alexandria: W. Morris 
  • Noelle Watson, ed. (1996). "Alexandria". International Dictionary of Historic Places: Middle East and Africa. UK: Routledge. ISBN 1884964036. 
Published in the 21st century

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