History:   The Library of Pergamum: A Contender for the Greatest Library of the Ancient World | Ancient Origins

Pergamum, Anatolia, now the modern Turkish town of Bergama, was one of the most important cities in the Hellenistic Greek age. It was culturally rich, with an extensive library at its heart.

Source: The Library of Pergamum: A Contender for the Greatest Library of the Ancient World | Ancient Origins

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