It's burning was one of the true tragedies in all of history! The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, was described by many as the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world
"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. [the] last librarian of the Library of Alexandria. Around AD she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria.
The destruction of the Great Library of Alexandria "However, in one of the greatest tragedies of the academic world, the Library became lost to history and scholars are still not able to agree on how it was destroyed.
Alexandria's Famous Library reconstruction of the main hall used in the series Cosmos by Carl Sagan. The wall portraits show Alexander the Great (left) and Serapis (right). The Royal Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt
The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was the largest and most great library of the ancient world century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC