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Napolean was here

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March 30, 2017 10:56

‘The technology Napoleon brought had far-reaching local implications after he left. For example, he brought printing to Egypt’

Napoleon

Napoleon. (photo credit:NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL)

We generally learn about bygone eras through the eyes of historians. However learned and professional they may be, historians still have their own view of events, so it’s always refreshing to get a look at original historical material firsthand.

Until June 1, the National Library is hosting the “Napoleon Was Here” exhibition, which offers a rare glimpse of source documents relating to Napoleon’s time in these here parts.

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