- Enables the recruitment of rank 1 dignitaries
The ancient scholars questioned the world around them and gradually began forming disciplines such as astronomy, geography, mathematics, medicine and philosophy to define their discoveries. Some of these early scholars went on to become the greatest thinkers of their day, forming schools to pass on their knowledge to others. The Egyptian city of Alexandria was the academic centre of the ancient world, home to a vast library of documentation and scrolls. It was a place of intellectual pilgrimage for all enquiring minds.