See Mostafa El-Abbadi, Life and Fate of the Ancient Library of Alexandria, (Paris: UNESCO/UNDP, 1990), pp. 145–179. Also see Luciano Canfora, The Vanished Library: A Wonder of the Ancient World, translated by Martin Ryle, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990); Ellens, The Ancient Library of Alexandria, pp. 6–12 and 50–51; and Edward A. Parsons, The Alexandrian Library, Glory of the Hellenic World: Its Rise, Antiquities, and Destructions, (London: Cleaver-Hume, 1952), pp. 356–429.