"Apology: Augustus Caesar. In our review last week of Lucien Polastron's book on libraries we said that Augustus had destroyed the Alexandrian library in 48BC. Since the lad, then called Octavian, was only 15 at the time, he obviously didn't. And Julius Caesar, who did, hadn't actually meant to. We apologise to Mr Polastron, the many well-educated readers who have complained, and to Augustus, now divine," - the Economist this week, print edition.
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