Alexandria Etwinning project
Created on December 18, 2022
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Welcome guys, I'm Alexander and I'd like to show you my world. I founded a city that became great like me. Guess what?
MUSEUM: from Latin museum "library, study," from Greek mouseion "place of study, library or museum, school of art or poetry," originally "a temple or shrine of the Muses,"
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1 Answer the question
2 Find the key and write it
Who were the Muses’ parents?
Late 14c., papirus, from Latin papyrus "the paper plant," also the paper made from it, from Greek papyros "any plant of the paper plant genus," a loan-word of unknown origin, often said to be Egyptian. Modern derivations are the french word papier, the English word paper, the Spanish word papel and the german word papier. AND WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ITALIAN WORD ?
ancient Phoenician port (modern Jebeil, Lebanon) from which Egyptian papyrus was exported to Greece. The name probably is a Greek corruption of Phoenician Gebhal, said to mean literally "frontier town" or "mountain town" (compare Hebrew gebhul "frontier, boundary," Arabic jabal, Canaanite gubla "mountain"), which is perhaps a folk-etymology of the older Phoenician name, which might contain El "god." The Greek name also might have been influenced by, or come from, an Egyptian word for "papyrus."