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The Ptolemys achieved their goal of creating the largest collection of its kind by varied and often forceful means. At the time of its founding, Greek libraries were usually collections of manuscripts by private individuals. Ptolemy had a vision to collect all accepted literature on all matters scientific, philosophical and spiritual. The library tried to get copies of all known books and would
Chuyên TA cơ bản hc tđầu, IELTS, B1 B2 VSTEP send agents far and wide to acquire them. Ptolemy III wrote a letter "to all the world's sovereigns” asking to borrow their books. On more than a few occasions, scribes made copies and kept the originals. Supposedly, all ships entering Alexandria's harbor were searched for books to copy. The Royal Library of Alexandria was created at an ideal time and place in world history. It was able to combine the deductive techniques of Greek thought toward the learning of other world cultures. As such, it holds a legendary position among historians as an important center of classical knowledge. Although much of the story has been buried with time and conflict, the importance and significance of its contributions are clear. 21.All of the following sentences express important ideas in the passage EXCEPT _________.Thy Nhân và các cng s13
22.The word “factions” in the passage is closest in meaning to __________.
23.The word “its” in the passage refers to _________.
24.The author mentions “its destruction” in the passage in order to _________.A.introduce the idea that the destruction was caused by natural disaster B.illustrate that there are so many arguments surrounding its demise and disappearance C.indicate the difference between its destruction and other libraries destruction D.highlight the difference between the library and other historic sites

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