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Authored by: Preston Chesser - Edited by: Fledermaus.
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After Alexandria the Great conquered Egypt and before subdoing the Persian Empire, he selected a site for the City of Alexandria. In what year did he select that site?
C = ______ B.C.E.
Pharaoh,Ptolemy II Soter, hired an Athenian to organize and collect books for the library. In what year did this Pharaoh found the Museum or Royal Library of Alexandria?
D = ______ B.C.E.
How many years was Demetrios of Phaleron, the famous Athenian Homeric scholar, charged by Pharaoh, Ptolemy II Soter, to collect books for the Library of Alexandria?
E = ______ Years
Demetrios of Phaleron was succeeded as Chief Librarian by Zenodotus of Ephesus. How many years did Zenodotus of Ephesus serve as Chief Librarian?
F = ______ Years
It has been suggested that when Julius Caesar attacked and burned the Harbor of Alexandria. The resulting fires consumed parts of the city, to include the Library of Alexandria. In what year did he attack the harbor?
G = ______ B.C.E.
From WP#3 project WP#4 using a Bearing: 040°(T) at a Distance: 0.01 Km., to find the cache. You may put your answers into the workspace provided below and then go there. Sometimes, "The shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line". From this point on your GPS may not be useful or even necessary!
The Bearing & Distance may change depending upon circumstances!
Now calculate the following information:
D.D.# = (A+B+C+D+E+F+G) -- 116
For REFERENCE, place your answer below:
D.D.# = R ____ . 1
This is a Macro-Cache at aUnique Cache Site with Limited Access Hours and it is not available during all hours of the day or night. The Best Time to hunt for this Macro-Cache is from 1300-1700 Hours, Weekdays and Weekends.
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You would be wise to bring your own pen and pencil! All entries to this Log Book must be hand written! Please,NO Ink Stamps or Stickers!!! Also, there are No Trade Items or Travel Bugs in this Macro-Cache!
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When writing your online cache comments, please make NO Reference to the Macro-Cache and/or Log Book locations! Please use TNLN at the end of your entry. If you wish, you may add a small verse of poetry to your log entry.
From time to time, I will compare Log Book entries to their online counterparts. I reserve the right to DELETE All Invalid Claims, especially those that have broken the above-mentioned rules.
COMMENT: This Macro-Cache is likely to separate the Beginners from the Experienced! So, I wish all Geocachers the best of luck finding it, and I hope this cache becomes a learning experience for everyone, whether you find it or not!
THE FINE PRINT: This Geocache has been approved by the K.R.L. Board of Directors and Carol Schuyler, who supported my efforts. Furthormore, no other Geocaches will be permitted on K.R.L. properties, to include all other K.R.L. branches, with permission from the aforementioned persons. Unauthorized caches will be confiscated!
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