This paper seeks to tell a story, a story of the colossal lighthouse of Pharos built outside a grand city as acknowledgement to and evidence of the prosperity and significance of Alexandria. Detailed accounts of the wealth and role of Alexandria, Ptolemy 1, Sostratus, and other contextual information is provided. Additionally, a synthesis of the various accounts regarding the dimensions and features of the lighthouse provides readers an view into the significance of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
"The Lighthouse at Pharos - A Narrative,"
Tenor of Our Times:
Vol. 6, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarworks.harding.edu/tenor/vol6/iss1/7