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 Mother of Believers.Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mother of Books.
 
Alexandria was so called from its library, which was the largest ever collected before the invention of printing.   1
 


 Mother of Believers.Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud]. 

 
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