Six Iconic Shakespeare Memes

Six Iconic Shakespeare Memes

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Shakespeare’s plays are whackier and whackier the more you read. Confusion, dirty jokes, and some pretty unbelievable things happening at sea. So many things are just begging to be memed. It’s a shame memes weren’t even invented until four hundred years after his death. At least we can give his works the meming they deserve retroactively. Image via Pintrest   What an icon. Shakespeare invented countless words, including the word countless. But let’s get to plot nonsense. I confess, my love of hamlet shows a little here, but who can blame me? There’s a reason it’s so widely read. Plus, …

The Story Behind Egypt’s Amazing Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Story Behind Egypt’s Amazing Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is not just one of the most crucial libraries in the Middle East, but it is also one of the major cultural centers in modern history. Located on the Mediterranean Shores in Alexandria, Egypt, it opened in 2002 and is an attempt to rejuvenate the virtuosity of the Library of Alexandria. The Library of Alexandria, which was established in around 250 BC, was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. The Library had acquired a large number of papyrus scrolls, with an estimated range of 40,000 …