Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Direction:  Prof. Ismail Sherageldin, Dr Sherouk Talaat

Approaching Heaven, with Greek Icons from the Velimezis Collection
On 27 November 2008 the Centre of Hellenistic Studies of Alexandria was inaugurated. The Velimezis Collection was exhibited in the Library of Alexandria, under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias and the Wife of the President of the Republic of Egypt, Suzanne Mubarak. The
Patriarch of Alexandria Theodore II honoured the exhibition with his presence.